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Best sunglasses to protect your eyes

It's great to get outside and enjoy the sunshine, but make sure you take care of your eyes."Whilst people understand the importance of protecting our skin from the sun, many underestimate the effects of the sun on our eyes," says Samantha Watson, optometrist at Boots Opticians."Our eyes are delicate organs, up to 10 times more sensitive to UV damage than our skin, so it is important to provide effective protection. Whether you are spending time directly in the sun or in the shade, your eyes...

Jins Frontswitch Glasses (With Jins Screen)

You don't always need to get eyeglasses through your optometrist (though you should still see one regularly to maintain your eye health and to keep your prescription up to date). In fact, you can find some pretty interesting advances and good deals if you shop online instead. Japanese company Jins Eyewear has a new take on clip-on sunglasses called Frontswitch (starting at $150) that are worth checking out. When paired with the company's blue light-filtering Jins Screen coating ($60), they...

The Best Aviator Sunglasses You Can Buy In 2017

Arguably the most masculine of sunglasses styles, the “aviator” is synonymous with the birth of the modern air force. Developed in the 1930s, aviator sunglasses or “pilot’s glasses” have become a trend-proof addition to men’s accessories thanks to their association with military greats and fly leading men.“Like so much in menswear, the origin of the aviator derives, unsurprisingly, from the air force,” says Simon Spiteri, a buyer at Mr Porter. “In 1929, a US Army General challenged optical...