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The history of sunglasses

I honor of UV Safety Month I decided to present you all with some information on sunglasses. Sunglasses, at least versions of them, have been around for centuries! Their purposes and styles varied though the years before they evolved into what we know today. Here are some points of interest on the sunglass time line that might be of some interest. Milestones: 1300cChinese judges wore smoke-colored quartz lenses to conceal their eye expressions in court. …

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July: UV Safety Month

July: UV Safety Month

July has been deemed “Ultraviolet Safety Month” by the American Cancer Society. It is being sponsored by the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) so the main focus is on eye protection. Your eyes are very sensitive organs and need to be protected all year round. Snow, sand, grass and water all reflect UV rays that can damage your eyes. Make sure that when you do wear protection that you know what you are buying. The …

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