Why is it important to wear sunglasses? What about my children?

Sunglasses that are 100% UV blocking completely eliminate the harmful effects of these rays on our visual system. Long-term exposure to UV can increase the risk for premature cataracts, macular degeneration, eyelid and ocular surface lesions and cancers. It’s best to use sunglasses that provide ample coverage around the eyes and block out as much UV as possible.

We recommend that sunglasses should be worn by children as well.

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