Sun Protection: Eyes Care

Overtime, the sun's rays can seriously damage the eyes and the surrounding skin leading to vision loss, and conditions, such as cataracts, macular degeneration, or cancer.

Dr. Janelle Vega, Dermatologist with Baptist Health South Florida, says there are some simple protective strategies patients can do to keep their eyes safe, such as wearing sunglasses outside, which should block about 95% of the UVA and UVB light. Another one is seeking the shade when you are outside.

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