Ultraviolet (UV) radiation and your eyes
You probably know that too much exposure to the sun's ultraviolet (UV) rays can cause sunburn and skin cancer. But did you know UV also can harm your eyes? Extended exposure to the sun's UV rays has been linked to significant eye problems, including cataracts, macular degeneration, pingueculae pterygia, and photokeratitis.
Article Written By: Gary Heiting
Original Article Posted on: January 2020
Link to Original Article: https://www.allaboutvision.com/en-ca/sunglasses/sun-protection