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  1. How Much Does Prescription Sunglasses Cost?

    How Much Does Prescription Sunglasses Cost? People select sunglasses for many reasons beyond style. They also choose them based on their level of protection, including how they safeguard their eyes from the sun. After all, during the sunny seasons, we need high-quality sunglasses with UV protection the most.   But what about prescription sunglasses? If you haven’t heard of Read more...
  2. Is Sun Damage to the Eyes Reversible?

    Is Sun Damage to the Eyes Reversible? According to the American Optometric Association (AOA), extended exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays may lead to eye damage. If you spend enough time in front of UV light sources, including the sunshine, you may be at risk for age-related macular degeneration (AMD), cataracts, photokeratitis, pterygiums, and more.  Fortunately, stepping away Read more...
  3. I Accidentally Looked at UV Light. Will I Be Okay?

    I Accidentally Looked at UV Light. Will I Be Okay? When you spend time outdoors, it’s just as important to protect your eyes against ultraviolet (UV) light as it is to protect your skin. According to the American Optometric Association (AOA), you may be exposed to UV light from the sun, in addition to tanning beds. The most common forms of UV light are UVA and UVB. Your eyes may take in a Read more...
  4. What Are the Symptoms of Sun Damage to the Eyes?

    What Are the Symptoms of Sun Damage to the Eyes? Did you know that you can experience temporary eye damage from the sun’s reflection? A corneal sunburn is one of the first things you may notice. In technical terms, this is called photokeratitis, and you don’t have to be out in the sun all day to get the side effects.  You can get photokeratitis from spending any amount of time outside, Read more...
  5. What Are the Pros and Cons of Mirrored Sunglasses?

    What Are the Pros and Cons of Mirrored Sunglasses? Have you ever seen your reflection in a pair of sunglasses? These are called mirrored sunglasses, and at For Eyes, they’re one of our best-selling options for summer, next to polarized sunglasses.  Here’s a guide on the pros and cons of mirrored sunglasses to help you find out if this eyewear is right for you.  Pros and Cons of Read more...
  6. Mirrored vs. Polarized Sunglasses: Which Style Is Better?

    Mirrored vs. Polarized Sunglasses: Which Style Is Better? At For Eyes, we pride ourselves on having a wide range of lens options for sunglasses. We recognize that everyone’s tastes are different, so it’s necessary to have a variety of shades, shapes, and styles to help each person find the best-suited eyewear. Two of our most popular lens options for sunglasses are mirrored  Read more...
  7. Can You Get Sunburned Eyes?

    Can You Get Sunburned Eyes? One of our favorite summer ventures is spending time on the beach with family and friends. The only downside? Sunburns. Since you were a kid, you’ve probably made sure to apply sunscreen to protect your skin before heading outdoors during the brightest hours of the day.  But what about your eyes? Can you get sunburned eyes, and if so, what Read more...
  8. Do Clear Sunglasses Work?

    Do Clear Sunglasses Work? Whether you get a prescription or not, sunglasses can work wonders for your eyes when you’re outdoors. They can protect your eyes from the sun (as long as they feature UV-blocking lenses) and give your outfit a stylish touch. Sunglasses fundamental during every season, from winter (when the sun casts reflections onto the snow) to summer ( Read more...
  9. What Are the Signs and Symptoms of Photokeratitis?

    What Are the Signs and Symptoms of Photokeratitis? Did you know that enough exposure to the sun’s UV rays can impair more than your skin? It can also impact your eyes. According to the American Optometric Association (AOA), UVA and UVB light may have the most repercussions for your eye health and vision.  For instance, being around high levels of these types of UV light without the right Read more...
  10. What Are the Best Designer Eyewear Brands?

    What Are the Best Designer Eyewear Brands? Besides vision correction, comfort and fashion should be at the top of your list when selecting eyewear. We know that uncovering quality eyeglasses can be challenging at times, so we compiled a quick list of some of the best designer eyewear brands to help you out.  Keep reading to find the perfect frames.  Best Designer Eyewear Brands Read more...

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