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Dangerous UV Rays: Are You Fully Protected?

Ultraviolet rays can cause lasting harm to your skin and eyes.

  1. Sunscreen and sunglasses are most important in summer, when ultraviolet (UV) rays are intense.
  2. The darker your skin, the less you have to worry about UV rays.
  3. For UV protection, even waterproof sunscreen must be reapplied after swimming.
  4. Wearing a hat is the best UV protection for your eyes.
  5. Sunglasses are recommended for adults and teens, not children under 12.
  6. Damage from UV rays, like sunburn, heals after a couple of weeks.
  7. Snow reflects over 4 times as many UV rays as sand and water.
  8. All sunglasses protect against both UVA and UVB rays.