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Winter Eye Care Tips… Don’t Forget your Sunglasses

Yep, it's true. Sunglasses are not only a vital accessory in the sunny season. While most people are aware of the damage the sun poses to our eyes in the summer, how many of us recognize that it is essential to take precautions during the winter as well?

In truth, the UV rays that beat down on you in the warm season still exist in the winter. And they could be a threat to your eyes' safety, especially when reflected off a bright snow-covered ground. Those of you who enjoy vacations that involve outdoor winter sports should be extra cautious because you'll spend a long time in the intense reflected sunlight which can be damaging to the eye. It's very important to protect your eyes from ultraviolet rays.

So what steps should you take to guard your eyes in the winter months? Eye doctors suggest using sunglasses with strong UV protection, so ensure that you purchase a great pair of sunglasses because you'll wear it the entire year. Select a pair that you find fitting and completely protects your eyes.

We can assist you to make sure you're selecting sunglasses that will suit your needs. Additionally, there are a variety of different lenses available and we can help you choose the combination that suits your lifestyle. Don't neglect your eyes on the slopes either. A good pair of ski goggles preferably having polycarbonate lenses is one way to protect your eyes from renegade branches, reckless ski pole tips and other slope hazards.

This winter take out those sunglasses... your eyes will feel the difference.