For the vast majority of Americans, glasses are an essential part of everyday life.
UVA and UVB rays emitted from the sun, known as
ultraviolet rays, cause numerous eye diseases. UVA rays are more
effective than UVB rays in the
formation of eye and skin disorders. Studies show that overexposure to UV rays facilitates the development of cataracts, eye and eyelid cancers, and
If you like snow sports, you need to be very careful,
especially on sunny days
Another important point to remember is that there are
significant UV rays around
If there is an expression such as "UV absorption up to 400 nm" on the label on the sunglasses, it means close to 100 percent UV protection. The color and darkness of the lenses do not affect the absorption of UV rays. So getting the darkest sunshades doesn't mean these glasses are the best option.
America's leading ophthalmologist experts state that they
have encountered plenty of patients with work-related eye trauma that can be prevented with appropriate eye protection.
Safety glasses or
goggles should be worn at all times without exception, even in an environment
that guarantees eye protection. Safety glasses should completely cover
the eyes and there should be no openings at the sides. However, there are many
incidents where glass or metal pieces passing through the thinnest opening of
the protective glasses
Safety glasses should be made of strong plastic material such as polycarbonate. Flimsy sunglasses do not protect the eyes from high-impact trauma, and broken parts of the sunglasses can cause further eye damage. In addition, it is necessary to use safety glasses when using a lawnmower or playing sports.
In such a case, you will most likely need to start using prescription glasses. Additionally, by
the age of 40, people begin to lose the ability to focus
For some presbyopic patients, non-prescription reading glasses are suitable for close
reading and handicrafts. However, most people need to wear multifocal lenses to correct far, near, and even intermediate
vision. Non-prescription reading glasses
When Buying Glasses, Be Sure to Keep in Mind!
When buying glasses, invest in lenses as well and opt for lenses with anti-reflective and anti-scratch coatings. The anti-scratch coating feature extends the life of the lenses, while the anti-reflective coating feature minimizes sunlight damage and glare. Also, this feature improves vision by reducing reflection from the lenses. Opticians recommend that people who want progressive lenses do not buy lenses that have a small vertical distance and prevent comfortable reading.
Glasses are generally, the first thing noticed on a person's face. Therefore, glasses also play an important role in fashion. If it's economically viable, you can buy colored or fun glasses to feel good about yourself. Remember, not all eyewear stores are the same. A well-trained optician who makes your glasses can also recommend glasses that suit your facial structure and lifestyle.
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