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Winter Eye Care Advice… It’s Time for Sunglasses

You read correctly. Sunglasses are not just a vital accessory in the summer. Although many people are aware of the dangers the sun poses to our eyes in the summertime, how many recognize that it is essential to take precautions in the winter as well?

In reality, those ultraviolet rays that shine down on you in the summer are still around in the winter. And they could be a threat to your eyes, particularly when reflected off a bright snow-covered ground. Those of you who love vacations that involve outdoor winter sports should be extra careful if you plan to spend a long time in the bright reflected sunlight which can be damaging to the eye. It's very important to shield your eyes from harmful UV rays.

So what steps should you take to protect your eyes in the cold season? Eye doctors suggest using sunglasses that block UV rays, so be sure to invest in a durable pair of sunglasses because you'll wear it all year round. Purchase a pair that you find fitting and completely shields your eyes.

We can help you to make sure you're buying sunglasses that will suit your needs. Additionally, there are many options for lenses and we are here to help you select the combination that fits your lifestyle. Don't forget about your eyes on the slopes either. A good set of ski goggles having polycarbonate lenses is one way to protect your eyes from renegade branches, flying ski poles and other slope dangers.

This winter take out those sunglasses… you will see the difference.