Sunglasses protect your eyes from damaging UV light.

Benefits of Wearing Sunglasses


In addition to reducing eye strain, sunglasses can protect your eyes from a host of health conditions caused by ultraviolet (UV) rays including:

  1. Skin Cancer - Almost 10% of skin cancers are found on eyelids.
  2. Cataracts - Cloudiness in the lens of the eye due to exposure to UV.
  3. Macular Degeneration - Damage to the light-sensing cells which allow individuals the clearly see fine details.
  4. Pterygium - Abnormal growth of tissue around the eye.
  5. Photokeratitis - A sunburn to the eye that can cause blurred vision and feel like sand paper.

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