It’s because Ultraviolet radiation is very harmful to our eyes. Even though we cannot see it, it is there around us indeed. A good pair of sunglasses can protect our eyes from damage as they have the UV coating.
We all know that overexposure to harmful UV rays can damage our skin and could cause skin cancer. But we often ignore that it brings the same harm to our eyes. UV protection coating is the easiest way to stay away from it.
Let me start with an example. If you expose to the sun for a few hours, you will feel the ‘sunburn’ of the eye. The symptoms include red eyes, a gritty feeling in the eye, pain, sensitivity to light, etc. And they are temporary. However, you could suffer from eye disease from Ultraviolet radiation for a long term. So please pay more attention and always remember to protect your eyes from it.
Yes, ultraviolet (UV) eye protection matters. UV radiation from the sun can damage not only the skin of your eyelid but also the cornea, lens and other parts of the eye. UV exposure also contributes to the development of certain types of cataracts, growths on the eye and possibly macular degeneration.
In time, continual exposure to UV rays can seriously harm your eyes and may cause premature aging in your eyes. Chronic exposure to UV rays over months or years increases the risk for the development of cataracts, abnormal growths on the white of the eye, and even eye cancer. Long-term exposure may damage your retina and lead to macular degeneration.
UV light is absorbed by molecules which are present in the eye cells and tissues. If too much UV light is absorbed, eye structures such as the cornea, the lens and the retina can be damaged. Remember to wear your sunglasses outside for your own good.
It seems like sunscreen keeps the sun's UV rays from harming your skin, UV protection for eyeglasses block those same rays from damaging your eyes. You can ask your optician to add the 100% UV protection on your glasses.
Ultraviolet light rays cause invisible damage to skin cells. Some of the injury is repaired, but some of the cell damage adds up year after year. After 20 to 30 years or more, the built-up damage appears as wrinkles, age spots, and even skin cancer.
Much like a "sunburn of the eye," UV may be painful and may create symptoms including red eyes, gritty feeling in the eyes, extreme sensitivity to light, and excessive tearing. Even if you can not see it, it's still on your side.
It hurts your eyes and skin, even causes disease. The UV radiation is present year-round, so despite the season or weather. It's important to wear proper eye and skin protection while outside during daylight hours.
The sun’s rays can seriously damage the eyes and surrounding skin, sometimes leading to vision loss and conditions from cataracts and macular degeneration to eye and eyelid cancers. A pair of sunglasses is necessary either for adults or children.
My grandfather is a beach lover and he went to there almost every week cause he lives close to the ocean. But he did not like to wear sunglasses. Eventually he got very serious eye disease from overexposure to the UV rays.
Over time, UV can contribute to serious age-related eye conditions or diseases. That’s why wearing lenses with maximum UV protection is so very important. Because UV rays are always present outdoors—on sunny days, cloudy days and every day in between.
Because UV-blocking sunglasses are important to protect the delicate skin around the eyes, as well as the eyes themselves. Research has shown that long hours in the sun without protecting your eyes increase your chances of developing certain eye diseases.
Exposuring to UV can lead many eye diseases. Compared to adults, Children are at greater risk because they spend more time outdoors. So even for the child, don't forget to give them eyes protection when they refer to the discomfort of their eyes.