• Prevent Blindness brands May UV Awareness Month

    One year ago - By Healio

    Prevent Blindness announced its plans to dedicate the month of May to educating the public on the damage UV exposure can cause to vision, according to a press release from the organization.
    Eye exposure to the sun can have both immediate effects, such as corneal sunburn, and long-term impact, such as the development of age-related macular degeneration, cataract, pterygium and cancer, according to the release.
    Prevent Blindness advised consumers to carefully read labels before purchasing sunglasses. The organization recommends wearing only sunglasses that block 99% to 100% of UV-A and UV-B rays
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