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Winter Eye Care Advice… It’s Time for Sunglasses

Yep, it's true. Sunglasses are not just an essential accessory in the sunny season. While many of us are informed of the damage the sun presents to our eyes during the summer, how many realize that we need to take precautions in the wintertime as well?

In reality, the UV rays that beat down on you during the warm season are still around in the winter. And they pose a problem to your eyes' safety, especially when reflected off a bright snow. Those of you who love vacations that involve snow-based activities should be especially careful if you plan to spend a long time in the bright reflected sunlight which can be damaging to the eye. It's very important to guard your eyes from harmful UV rays.

So what steps should you take to guard your eyes in the cold season? Optometrists recommend using sunglasses with strong UV protection, so ensure that you purchase a great pair of sunglasses because you'll wear it the whole year. Purchase a pair that you find fitting and totally protects your eyes.

Our professionals can assist you to make sure you're buying sunglasses that provide you with the best protection. Additionally, there are a variety of options for lenses and we can help you choose the combination that is suitable for your lifestyle. Don't forget about your eyes on the ski slopes either. The right pair of ski goggles preferably with polycarbonate lenses can help defend your eyes from swinging branches, reckless ski pole tips and other slope dangers.

This winter make sure you sport your shades… you will see the difference.