UV Exposure and the Eyes

| By: Susie Clark | Posted in:

“When you think of ‘sun protection’, what’s the first thing that comes to mind?”

If you asked this question to your patients, would their answer be “sunglasses”?  It’s widely accepted that UV exposure contributes to problems like premature skin aging and even certain types of cancer. But most people are unaware that eyes are just as susceptible to damage from the sun. Education is the first step to ensuring your patient’s eyes stay sun safe:

 

 

National Sunglasses Day is June 27th!

Raise awareness about the importance of wearing sunglasses and celebrate National Sunglasses Day – brought to you by the Vision Council. 

Learn more about National Sunglasses Day here 

 


 

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