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The Get-Real Reasons Why You Need to Wear Sunglasses

Have you ever wondered why sunglasses are so important? Far more than a fashion statement or trendy style accessory, sunglasses have a host of benefits from reducing glare and improving vision, to preventing both short and long term eye problems. However, if you are among the millions who wear prescription eyeglasses, protecting your eyes from the sun isn’t as simple as reaching for the nearest pair of everyday sunglasses.  By now, most of us know that too much sun can damage our eyes, just as it damages our skin.    If your unprotected eyes are exposed to excessive amounts of ultraviolet (UV) rays, you could experience sunburn of the eye, called photokeratitis. As with skin damage, it is the UV...

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