Medical Benefits of Sunglasses11:36 AM
This blog has a lot of posts dedicated to sunglasses trends, but as an optometrist, wearing sunglasses means more than just a fashion statement. Yes, I recommend sunglasses for ocular protection to my patients. And yes, I truly believe that sun protection is beneficial. If you are still on the fence about why your doctor is recommending sunglasses, here are the top reasons that your eyes do need UV protection!
|Macular Degeneration photo courtesy spectoreye.com|
|Early basal cell carcinoma photo courtesy willseye.org|
|polarized lenses reduce horizontal surface reflections|
photo courtesy findingsun.wordpress.com
|Wrapped Oakley frames--great for outdoor|
sports due to their full coverage protection