SUNGLASSES ARE THE SIMPLE AND STYLISH SOLUTION
The good news is that the way to prevent these issues is a quick fix – get yourself some sunglasses!
A quality pair of sunnies, along with a wide-brim hat can block out the majority of UV rays from your eyes, leaving you protected. Remember to always check the UV grade of the sunglasses, as not all glasses are made the same, with lens tint and price not always a good indicator of UV protection. Adding polarization to your lenses will also cut down more reflections.
Since 1 July 2019, all sunglasses including fashion spectacles sold in Australia must be tested and labelled according to the Australian standards. This standard sets limits for the allowable UV transmission of sunglasses for both adult and children sunglasses.
Sunglasses tested to Australian requirements offer more UV protection than sunglasses tested to international standards. Choosing sunglasses that meet the requirements of the Australian standard ensures that your eyes have adequate protection against UV damage.
Your sunglasses should have a lens UV rating of at least 3.
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