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Protecting your Eyes with Sunglasses

Strutting around outside is something that we do everyday, an activity we use to indulge in the warmth and brightness of the sun. But as science explains, exposure to the sun over certain periods of time can be detrimental to our health. This is especially true with eye health, considering the amount of radiation released by the sun and absorbed by our eyes. The sun releases Ultra Violet radiation, or UV radiation, which is an extremely high frequency wavelength of electromagnetic radiation that can damage multiple parts of our eyes. UVA rays are known to cause damage to the retina and the macula, parts of the eye where central vision is obtained. UVB rays are known for causing damage to the lens and the cornea, which are the outer parts of the eye and are responsible for focusing light. In general, prolonged exposure to UV rays can result in macular degeneration, cataracts, pterygium, skin cancer, and corneal sunburn. Sunlight also emits infrared radiation and blue light radiation, which are also known to cause damage to the eyes.

With all the risks involved with exposure to the sun, you owe it to yourself to take the necessary precautions to protect your eyes, and the best way to do this is to wear sunglasses. There are a myriad of selections for sunglasses, and finding the pair and lens filter that are right for you can be a difficult endeavor. But no matter what pair of sunglasses you end up choosing, make sure your sunglasses at least have these features:

  • 100% UV Protection
  • Thick, Durable Lenses
  • Durable Frame

If you're looking for sunglasses that feature these benefits and more, NoIR Sunglasses are the products of choice. Every single pair of NoIR sunglasses provide 100% UV protection, and there are filter colors that specialize in blocking Infrared Radiation (IR) and Blue Light Radiation (BPP). There are a total of 54 available filters that provide unique functions, as well as 23 different styles so you can customize your own pair of sunglasses to fit your specific needs. Please refer to the table below to view select styles (click HERE to view all styles)

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