OPTYX Eye-care is celebrating National Sunglasses Day with tips and essential information you need to protect your eyes from harmful UV rays.
Sunglasses do help with squinting, and yes, even wrinkles, but healthy vision is imperative for the entire family.
Did You Know That Children Need Sunglasses too?
Most often we forget to protect the eyes of the younger ones however, kids’ eyes are at greater risk because their ocular lenses can’t filter UV light and prevent it from reaching the retina as effectively as adults, making them more susceptible to retinal damage over time.
About 25% of an individual’s lifetime exposure to UV radiation occurs before the age of 18.Kids’ eyes are at greater risk because their ocular lenses can’t filter UV light and prevent it from reaching the retina as effectively as adults, making them more susceptible to retinal damage over time.
Help us spread the word and begin protection at an early age! Protect their eyes like they are your own.
How often do you wear your sunglasses outside?
Bottom line: Everyone should wear them, even when skies are gray. UV rays can infiltrate the eye no matter how many clouds are in the sky, it’s best to get in the habit of wearing them all the time. Remember, preparation today can help sustain a healthy vision for the future!
Did you know your eyes can be sunburned?
It’s true, without protection, your eyes can be sunburned after exposure to harmful UV rays, leading to long-term UV-related eye damage. The simple act of wearing your sunglasses can mitigate serious vision risks for years to come.
Don’t miss out on YOUR chance to win FREE sunglasses!
In honor of National Sunglass Day, June 27th 2021, Optyx will be offering YOU a chance to win a free pair of designer shades. Stay up to date with our contest and promotions by following us on Instagram at OPTYXNEWYORK or on Facebook at OPTYXEYECARE.