Sunglasses Are A Must!

Did you know that sunglasses are a “must wear” item! The skin around the eye is delicate, and an area of some of the thinnest skin on the body making it more susceptible to damage. Ultraviolet (UV) light from the sun can damage not only the skin, but also the cornea, lens and other parts of the eye. Specifically UV damage can cause solar keratitis-an inflammation of the cornea, cataracts and even eyelid skin cancer. Sunglasses help to prevent skin cancer around the eyes and good shades also guard against vision loss as if you wear sunglasses, you decrease your risk over your lifetime of cataract formation. Invest in fashion-bigger is better! But, be sure to choose sunglasses that offer broad spectrum coverage, specifically protection against UVA and UVB rays. Be stylish and be safe! If you or someone you know has not had recent eye exam with please schedule one at Bloomfield Eye Associates at 973-338-1001, visit Bloomfield Eye Associates or Facebook

Bloomfield Eye Associates is a comprehensive eye care practice staffed by NJ eye doctors and eye specialists located at 1025 Broad Street, Bloomfield New Jersey 07003, (P) 973-338-1001, an affiliate of Prism Vision Group.