Yep, it's true. Sunglasses are not just an essential accessory in the summer. Although most people are aware of the damage the sun poses to our eyes in the summertime, we don't all realize that it is essential to take extra care in the wintertime as well.
Actually, the ultraviolet rays that shine down on you during the warm season still exist in the winter. And they pose a problem to your eyes, especially when bounced off a bright snow. Those of you who enjoy vacations that include outdoor winter sports should be extra cautious because you'll spend an extended amount of time in the bright reflected sunlight which can be damaging to the eye. It's very important to protect your eyes from harmful UV rays.
So what's the optimal way to protect your eyes in the winter months? Eye doctors suggest wearing sunglasses that block UV rays, so be sure to invest in a durable pair of sunglasses that is suitable for the whole year. Buy a pair that you find fitting and totally protects your eyes.
Our professionals 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 are here to help you choose the combination that fits your lifestyle. Don't neglect your eyes on the ski slopes either. The right pair of ski goggles preferably having polycarbonate lenses can help guard your eyes from swinging branches, flying ski poles and other slope dangers.
This winter take out those sunglasses... your eyes will feel the difference.