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Protect Your Eyes from UV Damage and Ocular Melanoma

Protect Your Eyes from UV Damage and Ocular Melanoma

Not many people think about the actual danger and damage that UV rays can do to your eyes. Without daily protection UV rays could cause cataracts at an earlier age and other ailements. Wearing sunglasses, even during cloudy weather, is one way to help ensure that your eyes are protected. The question is, are they really blocking UV rays? An¬†ophthalmologist,¬†Dr. Marc Wernet, tested glasses bought on the streets of New York. He found that the …

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Eye Balls

This morning I drove my partner’s father’s truck to work today and noticed that I went out of my way to have my sunglasses with me. I usually keep them in my car, but after a series of subconscious events I had kept them close so that I would have them this morning until I retrieved my own vehicle. I didn’t start wearing sunglasses regularly until I started college (it was easier to people watch …

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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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