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Time in the sun requires prep for protection for your skin, eyes

Sunscreen? Check. Sunglasses? Check. Protective clothing? Check. You are ready for a day outside.About 86 percent of melanomas, the most dangerous form of skin cancer, and 90 percent of non-melanoma skin cancers are associated with exposure to ultraviolet radiation from the sun. Learn how to protect yourself from the sun’s harmful rays.SunscreenEven devoted sunscreen users — ones who slather it on every day, summer or winter, rain or shine — make mistakes when applying it. Adults should use...

National Sunglasses Day: Pro Tips, Hottest Styles and Shopping Tips

(Maui Jim)Today (Tuesday, June 27) is National Sunglasses Day – which makes perfect sense considering that the sun is at its brightest this time of year and eyes need extra protection. The Vision Council shared some trends including the fact that 41.5 percent of people believe darker lenses offer more protection which is untrue. Dark lenses can actually be worse than wearing no sunglasses at all because they cause the eye’s pupil to dilate, which then increases retinal exposure to unfiltered...

Are you protecting your children’s eyes from the sun this summer?

Estimates say up to 80% of a person’s lifetime exposure to UV radiation occurs before the age of 18 [1] yet over three quarters of British parents are unaware of the need to prioritise packing their child’s sunglasses for holidaysAre you protecting your children’s eyes from the sun this summer? monkey monkey eyewear has developed a video to address this. You wouldn’t forget to wear sun cream in the sunshine, so don’t forget to wear sunglasses.[embedded content]Summer is the easiest time of...