You might think that wearing sunglasses is simply a matter of convenience as well as coolness. Sure, wearing sunglasses can block out sun glare and the general brightness of being outside on particularly sunny days. Sunglasses are also known for completing any look as they are one of the most important fashion staples in history. But sunglasses can actually help your eye health and they can help preserve your vision as well. Wearing sunglasses is important, but only if your lenses are 100% UV protected. Here at our Bronx vision center, Eye Express, we can help provide you with comprehensive eye care as well as with any prescription or nonprescription 100% UV protected sunglasses that you will need in order to take care of your general eye health.
Most people are aware of the damage that the sun can do to your skin. During summer months, it is highly recommended that people wear UV protected sunscreen in order to prevent things like sunburn or even the likelihood of developing skin cancer. What not many people are aware of however is how the sun can have the same effect on your eyes. Because the sun is strong all year round, and not just in the summer, it is important that you wear 100% UV protected sunglasses whenever it happens to be particularly sunny outside. The sun can cause severe eye damage with overexposure, and it can even cause adverse effects very similar to a sunburn. Additionally, people who have experienced prolonged sun exposure to their eyes are also at a greater risk for developing eye diseases such as glaucoma, macular degeneration, or even cataracts. For people who are already at risk for these conditions, eye damage due to sun exposure can make that more likely to happen and can make it happen sooner, too. Here at our Bronx vision center, Eye Express, we can provide you with the 100% UV lens is that you need. These protective sunglasses can help protect your eyes from the subs harmful UV rays but they can also help protect your eyes from glare which can be temporarily blinding and dangerous as well. Whether you happen to need prescription lenses or if you simply want to designer frames, our opticians are more than happy to help you find the perfect frames for your sunglasses.
Protecting your eyes is vital, and you can easily do so by wearing sunglasses whenever the sun is out. We carry a variety of different eyeglass styles as well as designer name brand frames for you to choose from here at Eye Express. If you want to protect your vision as well as your general eye health, then please visit us here in our Bronx vision center to get the sunglasses that you need.