Now You See Me, Now You Don’t: The Best And Worst Habits For Eye Health

Wear Sunglasses (The Right Ones)

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Whenever you don’t wear sunglasses, you’re putting your eyes at risk. Dr. Wayne Bizer, a spokesman for the American Academy of Ophthalmology, emphasizes that UV rays are incredibly harmful to your eyes. They also force you to squint, which creates lines around your eyes.

Some sunglasses don’t offer UV protection. Avoid those glasses; they won’t help your eyes. Search for a pair with a sticker guaranteeing that they block UVA and UVB rays. Wear sunglasses when it’s snowy or cloudy, too. The clouds scatter the light, and it becomes even more dangerous.

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