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Sunglasses with UVAB protection key to eye care

Dr. Sumitra Khandelwal, assistant professor of ophthalmology at Baylor College of Medicine explains why sunglasses are an important accessory to wear on any summer outing.Every summer health experts focus on the importance of protecting the skin from sun damage, but what about ways to protect the eyes? An expert at Baylor College of Medicine says wearing sunglasses is the best way to protect the eyes from strong UV rays, and the bigger, the better. “It’s very important to wear some sort of...

New warning about buying cheap glasses online!

If you’ve followed money expert Clark Howard for a long time, you know that he’s long recommended buying cheap glasses online where prices for prescription lenses and frames can start at as little as $12.But that advice comes with a new caveat…Read more: 10 best places to get eyeglassesThe New York Times recently ran a story about a man named Vitaly Borker who ran several cheap online eyeglasses sites including DecorMyEye and OpticsFast.Back in 2010, customers of DecorMyEye said they were...

What you should know before buying sunglasses

NEW YORK (CNN) — Summer's almost here, so beware the brightest of sunlight! To protect your eyesight, the most important recommendation you need to follow is to wear sunglasses that block ultraviolet radiation whenever you go outside during daylight hours, according to the National Eye Institute. This is true for everyone, no matter what age, year round. Ultraviolet radiation is the energy radiated by the sun that arrives on Earth in wavelengths too short for us to see. Both UVA (waves that...