Indoor UV Protection

Does being indoors mean you’re protected against harmful UV rays from the sun? Yes and no. Consider the following facts about UVA and UVB rays generated by the sun. UVB rays are the main cause of sunburn and are strongest in the summer. UVA … [Read more...]

Contacts May Provide Added UV Protection

Scientific studies have shown that prolonged exposure to UV radiation from the sun can cause cataracts and macular degeneration and can lead to permanent eye damage and even blindness. Prevention by wearing quality sunglasses that block at least 99% … [Read more...]

5 Most Common Types of Eye Injuries

In the United States, over 2.5 million eye injuries happen every year with 50,000 people actually losing at least part of their vision as a result. Of that 2.5 million, almost 18% are caused by projectile objects, 13% by blunt objects, 10% by body … [Read more...]

Take Time to Focus on Eye Health & Safety

With a national focus on eye safety and UV safety during the month of July, now is a great time to focus on and assess your approach to eye safety and UV protection. Begin by asking yourself some simple but significant questions. Do you wear proper … [Read more...]

How to Remember to Wear Sunglasses

The article UV Protection – Eliminating Excuses, presented 5 facts to help motivate readers to protect their eyes in the best ways possible. In this article, the number one reason for not protecting eyes by wearing sunglasses is addressed. In a … [Read more...]