Spring and Summer Days in the Sun's Rays: Budding flowers and baseball games are a sight for sore eyes after a long winter - but don't forget to protect your eyes as you enjoy the great outdoors
Starting to See Red?
Red, itchy, and watery eyes may blow in with spring pollen
Allergies in the US are the 6th leading cause of chronic illness
50 million Americans suffer from allergies every year to the tune of $18+ billion
KEEP YOUR ALLERGIES IN CHECK
Spring Into Sports
Tennis, golf, soccer, tee-ball, etc., are warm weather sports that have potential to cause serious eye injuries
Eye Injuries are the Leading Cause of Blindness in US Children
Time to get out of the house and grab your sunscreen—but don’t forget your sunglasses!
Don't Be Fooled By Cloudy Days
Even when the sun’s rays are hidden behind the clouds it can still shine through illusive shade
Prescription eyeglasses in the US provide UV protection while retaining a clear, non-tinted appearance—but even with 20/20 vision—UV protection is a must!
Don’t Take UV Protection for Your Eyes Lightly
41% of consumers reported that they don’t check UV protection level on sunglasses before buying and only 30% reported that UV protection was #1 buying factor
It’s no surprise that unprotected skin exposed to the sun’s rays can cause melanoma/lymphoma cancers, but your eyes are also at risk for
Sunglasses Should Go Overboard and Oversized
Polarized Sunglasses Can Save Your Eyesight from UV Inensity
If you love to joyride with the convertible top down or fish every weekend polarized lenses are a must
The Science Behind Polarized Glasses
Polarized lenses immensely reduce reflected sun glare off of water, snow, or cement and are recommended for:
Hydration for Your Eyes
Working up a sweat hiking, biking, or just catching some rays can cause dehydration if you’re not drinking plenty of water. Drink extra water before and during sun time excursions.
Take a closer look at sunglasses this season and grab some wraparound frames, wide lenses, and 100% UV protection before you enjoy the great outdoors!