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 Post subject: Sunglasses!!!!!
PostPosted: Sat Jun 19, 2010 5:27 am 
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Squinting into the sun won't just give you crow's feet, it could do serious damage to your eyesight too. Let too much UV light get to your eyes and you could increase your risk of cataracts, AMD, a sunburned cornea and even skin cancer on your eyelids.
UV damage builds up over the years so it's vital to protect your eyes from the sun.
Even on cloudy days 80% of UV rays can pass through clouds, so wearing sunglasses with a built in UV filter is a good idea all year round
- 'Yours' magazine, June 2010

See also
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/artic ... sight.html

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 Post subject: Re: Sunglasses!!!!!
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Yes, UV-blocking sunglasses, no doubt about it. I'll raise you sunscreen, protective clothing, and other items that make shade. Sunglasses are commonly used, but folks typically don't associate sunscreen with anything other than pools and beaches. It should be a daily consideration. Wide-brimmed hats protect that which is at most risk of exposure at any given time--faces, heads, and necks. Pocket umbrellas come in quite handy as well.

I wear sunscreen on my face, neck, and arms every day. Sunhats I personally recommend are the Kavu Chilba:

http://www.kayakshed.com/client/images/ ... st-300.jpg

...and Dorfman Pacific:

http://zoom.jcpenney.com/is/image/09006 ... _sharpen=1

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 Post subject: Re: Sunglasses!!!!!
PostPosted: Sun Jun 20, 2010 3:27 am 
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Here Here Fosgate! The worst sunburn I ever received came from a cloudy day by a pool. I became sun-sick for several days after. These days, I am prone to long sleeve shirts and wide brimmed hats ... at the lake or ocean of course, but just as importantly .... walking down the street .... in winter.


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I hate sunburn and it's one thing that I really hate about when I'm out. As much as possible I put sunblock and wear shades all the time. I was wondering why there are people who can stand going out without any protection from sun.


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GreenCarz wrote:
I hate sunburn and it's one thing that I really hate about when I'm out. As much as possible I put sunblock and wear shades all the time. I was wondering why there are people who can stand going out without any protection from sun.


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According to my research, UV radiation from the sun can damage not only the skin of your eyelid but also the cornea, lens and other parts of the eye. So you should choose sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays.


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 Post subject: Re: Sunglasses!!!!!
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I agree with that. If it's too hot outside might as well put sun block and to protect your eyes a great sunglass wherein you know will not be able to produce any itchiness on your eye corners. I've actually worn a sunglass that seemed okay but I think the material isn't quite good that is why I got some allergies so make sure it's definitely safe with you.


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