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Winter Eye Care Advice… It’s Time for Sunglasses

Yep, it's true. Sunglasses aren't just an important accessory in the summer. While most of us are informed of the damage the sun poses to our eyes during the summer, how many of us recognize that it is essential to take precautions during the wintertime as well?

In truth, those UV rays that shine down on you in the summer months still exist in the winter. And they could be a threat to your eyes' safety, especially when reflected off a bright snow-covered ground. Those of you who love get-aways that include outdoor winter sports should be extra cautious because you'll spend a long time in the intense reflected sunlight which is potentially damaging to the eye. It's very important to shield your eyes from harmful ultraviolet rays.

So what measures should you take to safeguard your eyes in the cold season? Optometrists suggest using sunglasses with strong UV protection, so ensure that you invest in a great pair of sunglasses because you'll wear it all year round. Purchase a pair that you find comfortable and completely protects your eyes.

Our professionals can help you to ensure you're getting sunglasses that provide you with the best protection. In addition, there are many different lenses available and we are here to help you choose the combination that is suitable for your lifestyle. Don't forget about your eyes on the slopes either. The right set of ski goggles preferably having polycarbonate lenses can help protect your eyes from renegade branches, reckless ski poles and other slope hazards.

This winter get out those sunglasses... your eyes will feel the difference.