UV protection

Canadians cannot tell how much UV protection a pair of sunglasses will provide by their price, colour, or by the darkness of the lenses. Consumers should look for labels that list the type and amount of 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.
A comprehensive eye exam can do more than test your vision— it could help save your life.