Protect your eyes from harmful UV rays from the sun.
Even on an overcast day, harmful UV rays can cause sunburn of both the skin and the cornea of the eye.
Most Americans understand the importance of protecting their skin from the sun but they seldom make an effort to protect their eyes. Many are unaware that exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation can harm the eyes and affect vision as well.…
Tragically, many eye injuries that occur each year could be prevented by wearing protective eye wear. Sports related injuries are among the most common followed by injuries from job or hobby accidents and finally injuries from heat or chemical mishaps.
The proper eye protection is usually low in cost and readily available for most activities. Persons playing any of the following sports should wear eye protection; basketball, baseball, water sports and racquet sports. Additionally, the following activities have consistently produced eye injuries; carpentry and construction, yard work, cooking, and hobbies that involve harmful chemicals.
Experts recommend having several pairs of protective eye wear on hand at work and your home to prevent eye damage and possible loss of vision.