News & Reviews

Cheap children's sunglasses priced at just £1 provide as much UV protection as brands that cost 20 TIMES as much

A team from the University of Liverpool tested a range of budget glassesProducts – including those from Poundland – exceeded BSI safety levels Experts say parents do not need to buy the most expensive brands for children 80% of the eye's lifetime exposure to UV light is reached before the age of 18Yet 3 out of 4 parents admit their child does not always wear glasses in the sunBy Claudia Tanner For MailonlinePublished: 09:23 EDT, 24 July 2017 | Updated: 09:25 EDT, 24 July 2017 Cheap...

Protecting your skin and eyes from UV rays

GREENSBURG — July is UV Safety Awareness Month and our skin is the most UV-affected area on our body. While our skin spends every day protecting us against heat, dehydration, sunlight, injury and infection, some of us don’t consider protecting our skin to be of importance.Protect Your SkinThere are simple, everyday steps you can take to protect your skin from the harmful effects of the sun’s UV rays.• Wear proper clothing that will protect your skin from the harmful UV rays. Protective...

How To Choose The Best And Safest Summer Sunglasses

While everyone’s eyes are at risk, some of us are even more so: If you spend a lot of time in the sun, have had cataract surgery or certain retina disorders, or if you take medications that can increase the eye’s sensitivity to light (such as tetracycline, birth control pills, sulfa drugs, diuretics, or tranquilizers), make sure to throw on some shades every time you’re outside.Related: I Wore Blue Light Blocking Glasses Every Day For A Week—Here’s What I LearnedHow can you be sure your pair...