Ultraviolet (UV) radiation and your eyes

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You probably know that too much exposure to the sun's ultraviolet (UV) rays can cause sunburn and skin cancer. But did you know UV also can harm your eyes?

Extended exposure to the sun's UV rays has been linked to significant eye problems, including cataracts, macular degeneration, pingueculae pterygia, and photokeratitis.

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Original Article Source Credits:   All About Vision , https://www.allaboutvision.com/

Article Written By:  Gary Heiting, OD

Original Article Posted on:  NA

Link to Original Article:  https://www.allaboutvision.com/en-ca/sunglasses/sun-protection/



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