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UV protection

Position Statement: UV and Eye Protection
While most Canadians recognize the importance of sunscreen to prevent sunburns and skin cancer, many are unaware that UV light can cause serious eye damage.
In the hustle and bustle of everyday life, it’s easy to take our eyesight for granted. But good vision isn’t a guarantee. Protect your vision by making smart decisions every day with these quick tips:
Consider the following and see if you can tell the myths from the facts: Young people are more vulnerable to UV exposure.
Whether it's summer or winter, picking up your favourite pair of shades in order to enjoy the great outdoors is a great way to protect your eyes and show your personal style.
A comprehensive eye exam can do more than test your vision— it could help save your life.