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The Importance of Girl's Sunglasses

A good pair of girl's sunglasses can protect your child's eyes from harmful UV radiation.

It is not unusual to see sun glasses kiosks when you are out and about. You can find then anywhere; at the mall, pharmacies, department stores or even at the airport. Until recently, they have mainly focused on adult eyewear, but today you can find a very complete selection for any age or gender. There has been a large increase in designs in girls sunglasses especially. A number of articles have been written about the harmful effects of the UV rays from the sun. Children are at the greatest risk.

Experts have shown that this can cause cataracts or lead to macular degeneration. In worse case scenarios, one can develop skin cancer around the eyelids. When it is time to pick a pair of girls sunglasses, you should aim to find ones advertised to filter all of the UV rays and protect your little girl. You will need to have her try them on for comfort and be sure colors are not distorted. Notice also if the sunglasses are reducing the glare.

Even if she wears girls sunglasses, you should monitor the amount of time your child spends in the sun, especially if you are vacationing in a spot close to the Equator. Children's eyes are even more sensitive to these harmful rays from the sun. You will be able to find the perfect pair for your little princess. There are the typical kid's Ray Bans types available, or you can easily find Bolle Kids or other fashion favorites. The prices start at about twenty dollars or can rival the more expensive adult models. Some are made to be more disposable and fun and crazy.

The label on the girls sunglasses will tell you the percentage of protection from the UV rays. Look only for those that will block 99-100 percent. You will also want to find a pair that is sturdy enough to withstand a typical day in your girl's lifestyle. Check to see if they are impact resistant and notice how sturdy they are made. You can now find a large variety of styles for your little girl.

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