How UV Rays Affect the Eyes

When heading to the park or for a lazy stroll with your children, do you apply sunscreen, provide them with a hat, and make sure they are wearing sunglasses? Statistically speaking, parents are less likely to pack UV-fighting sunglasses to protect their children from the sun in comparison to proper clothing and sunscreen.

As this video points out, children are three times more vulnerable to the harmful effects of UV rays than adults. That’s why it’s so important to make sure they have proper UV lenses on year round. Watch the full video to learn more about protecting your family’s eyes from the sun and maintaining good eye health.

For even more tips on how to protect your eyes and your sight, come speak with the experts at Dr. Mark Hornfeld’s office in New York City. Call us now at (212) 580-8881 to discuss your next appointment.

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