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Winter Eye Care Advice… It’s Time for Sunglasses

You read it correctly. Sunglasses aren't just an important accessory in the sunny season. While most people are aware of the damage the sun poses to our eyes in the summer, we don't all recognize that it is essential to take extra care in the winter months as well.

In truth, those ultraviolet rays that beat down on you in the warm season still exist in the winter. And they pose a problem to your eyes' safety, particularly when bounced off a bright snow. Those of you who enjoy get-aways that include snow-based activities should be especially cautious because you'll spend a long time in the intense reflected sunlight which can be harmful to the eye. It's very important to protect your eyes from harmful ultraviolet rays.

So what's the best way to safeguard your eyes in the winter? Optometrists recommend wearing sunglasses with strong UV protection, so be sure to invest in a quality pair of sunglasses that is suitable for all year round. Buy a pair that you find comfortable and totally shields your eyes.

We can assist you to make sure you're buying sunglasses that will suit your needs. Additionally, there are many different lenses available and we can help you choose the combination that suits your lifestyle. Don't forget about your eyes on the ski slopes either. The right set of ski goggles with polycarbonate lenses can help defend your eyes from renegade branches, reckless ski poles and other slope hazards.

This winter make sure you sport your shades... your eyes will feel the difference.