How to Protect Your Eyes From the Sun

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Some protection isn't just for skin. Your eyes should be shielded from harmful for UVA rays, too. Too much sun can damage your eyes and the skin around them,
and lead to
Wrinkles around the eyes, vision loss, cataracts, eye and eyelid cancer. So, what can you do? It's pretty simple.

Wear sunglasses that: Have dark lenses, completely cover your eyes and eyelids, and block 99% of UVB and UVA rays. Other ways you can outsmart the sun? Consider contact lenses with UV protection. Wear a wide brimmed hat or tinted visor. Use sunscreen. Seek shade especially between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when the sun is strongest. For WebMD, I'm Dr. Michael Smith.