Yep, it's true. Sunglasses are not just an important accessory in the summer. Although most of us are aware of the dangers the sun poses to our eyes during the summertime, how many recognize that it is essential to take precautions in the wintertime as well?
In truth, the ultraviolet rays that shine down on you in the summer remain strong in the winter. And they pose a problem to your eyes' safety, especially when reflected off a bright snow-covered ground. Those of you who love vacations that include snow-based activities should be especially cautious if you plan to spend an extended amount of time in the bright reflected sunlight which is potentially damaging to the eye. It's crucial to protect your eyes from UV rays.
So what's the optimal way to guard your eyes in the winter months? Optometrists recommend wearing sunglasses that block UV rays, so be sure to invest in a quality pair of sunglasses because you'll wear it the entire year. Select a pair that is comfortable and totally shields your eyes.
We can help you to make sure you're selecting sunglasses that provide you with the best protection. Additionally, there are many different lenses available and we can help you select the combination that is suitable for your lifestyle. Don't forget about your eyes on the ski slopes either. The right set of ski goggles preferably with polycarbonate lenses is one way to guard your eyes from swinging branches, flying ski poles and other slope dangers.
This winter make sure you sport your shades... you will see the difference.