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July is UV Safety Month

Posted on July 5, 2022 by SERA

In support of UV Safety Month this July, the American Academy of Ophthalmology reminds us of the importance of shielding eyes from the sun’s harmful rays with 100% UV-blocking sunglasses and broad-brimmed hats.

The American Academy of Ophthalmology tells us studies have shown that long-term exposure to bright sunlight may increase the risk of cataracts and growths on the eye, including cancer. UV rays reflected off sand and water can cause eyes to sunburn.