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UV and Your Eyes

UV and Your Eyes It's What You Can't See that Matters Most UV damage to the eyes is cumulative and often irreversible Eyes are the only internal tissue directly exposed to UV 94% of people don't know UV exposure is bad for their eyes Your eyes are exposed to UV 365 days a year 40% of UV exposure occurs when we are not in full sunlight 5-10% of skin cancer occurs on the eyelids Cataract affects More than 22 million Americans age 40 and older Wearing UV protective glasses (even with clear lenses) 90% of visible premature aging around the eyes is caused by UV damage can help delay the onset of cataracts For more information, visit

UV and Your Eyes

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According to the World Health Organization, 285 million people are visually impaired worldwide. We are currently losing a battle that we have the resources to conquer – 80% of all visual impairment ...


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