Although everyone knows that the eyes should be protected from the sun, yet many of us wear sunglasses only as a fashion item. Do you know how to choose quality glasses?
The glasses cost about $ 10, can satisfy your fashion appetite and will save you money, but what about your eyes? Dr. Jasenka Pichman reveals specialist polyclinic Bilic Vision .
How glasses protect your eyes?
Sunglasses, except that used for protection against the sun’s rays also serve as protection against external influences such as wind, dust, pollution, etc. reflections
Given that today, the ozone layer has been greatly reduced, the sun’s rays easily penetrate to the surface of the earth, sunglasses should be worn all year.
With the use of sunglasses from an early age, we can protect us from degenerative changes in the retina of the eye.
How to recognize the “rights” of bad glasses?
A recent survey in the UK showed that three quarters of cheap sunglasses do not provide sufficient protection against sunlight, although they have been tested for UV and have a label which says protect your eyes.
carrying these crystals can damage vision and cause headaches in the long run!
The results of these studies are consistent with those made in Germany last year said most of the sunglasses do not offer or only offer UV protection minimal, which is even worse for the eyes not wearing any glasses. Why?
Because glasses tinted windows contribute to the spread of the pupil, which make the eyes more sensitive to sunlight. The actual sunglasses are made of quality materials and offer a hundred percent UVA and UVB protection.
These glasses wearing CE designation, which means to be in line with European standards.
What is meant by polarized glasses?
polarized glasses are lenses that have a special filter that blocks harmful ultraviolet rays. These crystals contribute to the perception of safety and quality.
tinted windows provide better contrast perception of details, superior visual comfort compared to ordinary glasses and therefore are recommended for participants in traffic.
How bad glasses can damage your vision?
Just as the sun negatively affects the skin, UV rays have a detrimental impact on vision.
If the sunglasses do not have UVA and UVB protection, eyes become sensitive, and as a result can cause health problems such as cataracts, growths on the surface of the eye, and even cancer skin in the area of the eyebrows!