Preventing Damage to Your Eyes This Summer
Summer is almost here. But before you head outdoors and bask in the warm rays of the sun, don’t forget that UV radiation poses some threats. Not only does your skin react to the sun’s radiation, but your eyes do too.
Studies have shown that exposure to UV radiation can damage your eyes. This damage can actually take many forms. Here are some conditions that you might not know about, in honor of UV Awareness Month.
This condition occurs when your cornea (the clear surface of your eye) suffers a burn from UVB rays. It’s also called “snow blindness” when the condition occurs in the winter months due to the reflective property of snow.
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