UV rays, or ultraviolet rays, are a form of electromagnetic radiation and can cause damage to your eyes and skin. We often talk about the sun’s UV rays, but they are also emitted from things like tanning beds and welding torches. Always follow safety recommendations to keep your eyes protected.
If your work requires long days outside, or if your children love playing in the fresh air all day, it is important to be extra diligent about UV protection.
– corneal sunburn
– macular degeneration
– skin cancer to areas surrounding the eye
We recommend teaching these practices to the whole family so that you can create lifelong habits. Here’s how you can protect your eyes from UV rays:
FACT: By the time a person is 20, they’ve likely been exposed to 80% of their eye’s UV tolerance!