Ultraviolet (UV) Coatings: How Do They Protect Your Eyes?

When you go to the park, beach, or an outdoor venue, do you wear a hat or apply suntan lotion to protect your skin from the sun? The fact of the matter is, whatever the weather conditions, ultraviolet (UV) sunlight is continuously making its way through to your eyes.

With this in mind, your eyes need to be protected!

Ultraviolet light is all around you

UV protection benefits

Ultraviolet protective coatings were designed to protect your eyes by blocking 100% of ultraviolet sunlight. This decreases your risk for eye diseases such as early-onset cataracts and macular degeneration.

Curious where you can purchase glasses with UV protective coatings? What are you waiting for? Make sure to schedule an appointment with your local eye care professional today!

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Sheena Taff is an optician in beautiful British Columbia Canada. You could say she was born with optical genes, as she is the child of two opticians. She took the reigns of their independent optical practice 7 years ago and have since found her calling in all things optical. She's devoted to the science and technical knowledge that goes into creating a premium pair of eyeglasses and loves that she has the opportunity to create glasses from start to finish! She has a passion for fashion, beauty and design. Everyday she has the pleasure of opening the eyes of eyeglass wearers to the joys of style expression through eyewear, helping them look and see their best!