Do eyes need sun protection? 

Summer has come quietly, and sun protection has become one of the main issues. When it comes to sun protection, everyone knows that ultraviolet rays can cause damage to the skin. But the damage to the eyes is rarely understood. Many people apply various sunscreen and skin-care products before going out to protect the skin. But there is one part that many people ignore, and that is the eyes.

Various damages to the eyes of ultraviolet rays

The harm of ultraviolet rays to human health has become a public health issue, and the damage of ultraviolet rays to the eyes is irreversible. Ultraviolet rays (UV) in sunlight have three sections. The section of 315-400nm is called ultraviolet A, which is one of the important causes of cataract; the section of 280-315nm is called ultraviolet B, which is the cause of acute keratitis One; the ultraviolet C below 280nm is very harmful to the growth and development of animals and plants on the earth. 

The eyes, as an extremely delicate part of the human body, are easily damaged by ultraviolet rays, and this damage is gradually accumulated and permanent. There are many eye diseases related to ultraviolet rays. 

How to sunscreen the eyes?

The damage of ultraviolet rays to the eyes is produced over time, so first of all, we must establish a long-term awareness of eye sun protection. Especially when the sunlight is strong, you can minimize outdoor activities and try not to look directly at the glare with naked eyes.

Sunglasses are a good sun protection tool for the eyes in summer. However, you must pick the right sunglasses. There are generally three UVA, UVB, and UV400 anti-ultraviolet grades marked on sunglasses. Sunglasses marked with UVA can block ultraviolet A, and sunglasses marked with UVB can block ultraviolet B. You should buy sunglasses marked with UV400, which can block all ultraviolet rays within the wavelength of 400nm, which is, 100% ultraviolet rays can be blocked.

Ways to sunscreen the eyes:

  1. Take an umbrella when you go out. Sun protection tools are essential for going out. It protects the eyes from being stimulated by the strong light caused by direct sunlight and has the effect of sunscreen and whitening on the eyes.
  2. Bring sunglasses when you go shopping. Many people have more than one pair of sunglasses. Wearing stylish and beautiful sunglasses can protect your eyes from sunscreen and protect your eyesight.
  3. Sunscreen is the ultimate protection for sun protection. Even if you don’t bring a parasol or sunglasses, it’s okay. The first thing you need to do before going out is to protect your face with sunscreen, especially your eyes and nose. It is also necessary to apply some eye cream. It is both moisturizing and sunscreen.
  4. Taking care of your eyes at night is also very important. As the eyes are stimulated and irradiated by strong light during the day, it is inevitable that uncomfortable skin darkening or dark circles will appear around the eye circles. At this time, before going to bed, do more eye massage, and at the same time do a mask to ensure good rest and repair of the skin and eye circles.

If you want to block ultraviolet rays, put on sunglasses! They can not only protect your eyes but also make you look stylish! Many people do not have the habit of wearing sunglasses, but this habit is very necessary. Wearing sunglasses not only makes you look cooler but also effectively blocks ultraviolet rays. Why not!