Tips For Choosing The Right Sunglasses
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According to a survey conducted by Vision Council of America, nearly half of parents (45.9 percent) reported that their children "seldom" or "never" wear sunglasses with 100% UV protection. Medical studies have shown that extended exposure to the sun's harmful UV rays can lead to increased risk for cataracts and macular degeneration. Be sure that sunglasses for your child are on your summer checklist.
Follow these steps for choosing the right pair of sunglasses:
For additional information, please visit our Eye Care Center.
For a free brochure on vision care for your child, please call 1-800-424-8422 or visit www.checkyearly.com.
Portions of the above information was provided with the kind permission of the Vision Council of America (http://www.visionsite.org/)
Last Editorial Review: 7/7/2004