Kid’s eyes are developing which makes having the right sun protection for their eyes even more important. In fact, children especially need protection from the sun because their eyes haven’t developed enough to adequately protect them from UV radiation in the same way an adult’s eyes can. The lenses of a child’s eye allows 70% more UV rays to enter it than an adult’s eye.
Regardless of the season, you need to protect your eyes from UV light by wearing sunglasses as UV light can have harmful effects on your eyelid, cornea, lens and retina.
Macular degeneration is generally age-related and most commonly affects people 55 years and older. People 60 and older who have a family history of macular degeneration are at an increased risk for developing the eye disease. And while you can’t control your genetics, there are numerous risk factors that are under your control.
Longer, sunny days and warm weather are the hallmarks of summer, a time most of us look forward to all year. In fact, there aren’t too many downsides of summer unless you are one of the millions that suffer from seasonal allergies and the itchy, watery eyes often associated with them.
Rest assured, there are 3 affordable and effective eye protection options for prescription eyeglass wearers: static cling film, clip on sunglasses, and wearover sunglasses. Each type of aftermarket eye protection mentioned is effective, functional and has strengths and weaknesses. This article will help you find which type of eye protection is best for you.