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Here are additional tips to protect your eyes from UV damage, no matter what the season: Wear a hat along with your sunglasses. Broad-brimmed hats are best. Protect children and senior citizens with hats and sunglasses.

Everyone is at risk for sun damage. Know that clouds don’t block UV light. The sun’s rays can pass through haze and clouds. You can protect your eyes from UV rays in two important ways: Know the dangers of UV rays. Wear proper eye protection and hats that block UV rays.

UV rays can come from many directions. They radiate directly from the sun, but they are also reflected from the ground, from water, snow, sand and other bright surfaces. To ensure that your eyes get the protection they need, make sure your eyeglasses block or absorb 99 to 100 percent of UV rays. Wearing a brimmed.

Protect your eyes from harmful UV rays from the sun. Even on an overcast day, harmful UV rays can cause sunburn of both the skin and the cornea of the eye. Most Americans understand the importance of protecting their skin from the sun but they seldom make an effort to protect their eyes.

However, as eye doctors, we also want you to be aware of the importance of protecting your eyes while you’re out there. Unprotected sun exposure causes eye damage. The same ultraviolet (UV) light that causes your skin to sunburn can also cause damage to your eyes.

Some of the problems that can be caused by UV light includ. Sun damage to the eyes can occur any time of year. Choose shades that block 99 to 100 percent of both UVA and UVB light. When purchasing sunglasses, look for the Skin Cancer Foundation’s Seal of Recommendation.

Wear a hat with at least a three-inch brim and tightly woven fabric (no holes) to protect your face and the top of your head. Indeed, as the summer is heating up and the sun is in the sky longer, eye doctors and experts are warning that not all sunglasses can protect. To protect your eyes from harmful solar radiation, you should wear sunglasses that block 100 percent UV whenever you are outdoors in daylight. Your eyes need protection even on cloudy days because the sun’s damaging UV rays can penetrate cloud cover.

Sunglass frames with a. Your eyes should be shieldedfrom harmful for UVA rays, too. Too much sun can damageyour eyesand the skin around them,and lead to: Wrinklesaround the eyes,vision loss, cataracts, eyeand eyelid.

A lot of people are wrongfully assuming that the sun’s brightness causes all kinds of unpleasant and uncorrectable damage to your eyes were you to look at it. (“Solar retinopathy,” for the.

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To further protect the eyes from sun-induced damage, choose sunglasses that also wrap around the eyes to prevent light from entering the sides that can be reflected into the eyes.

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The easiest way to protect your eyes from the hazards of the sun’s radiation is to wear effective sunglasses.

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• When in the sun, wear sunglasses that block at least 99% of UVA and UVB radiation.

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Wrap-around sunglasses or those with sun-blocking sidepieces provide the best UV protection.

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Eyes should also be carefully protected with special sunglasses that block not just harmful UV rays but also other types of light.

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Sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays offer the best protection.

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Protection of the eyes from the sun is also essential.

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Eye protection should also shield the sun’s ultraviolet rays.

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Similar to the way that sunblock prevents the sun’s rays from damaging the body in the form of a sunburn, UV protection shields the eyes from the same light rays that are thought to cause such things as macular degeneration, cataracts, and skin cancers around the eyelids.

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To prevent potential damage to the eyes, special sunglasses with protective lenses should be worn during sunlight exposure and for the remainder of the day on which the psoralen drug is taken.

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Oktay Kutluk

Kutluk Oktay, MD, FACOG is one of the world's foremost experts in fertility preservation as well as ovarian stimulation and in vitro fertilization for infertility treatments. He developed and performed the world's first ovarian transplantation procedures as well as pioneered new ovarian stimulation protocols for embryo and oocyte freezing for breast and endometrial cancer patients.

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