Why You Should Start Wearing Sunglasses
We often see people wearing sunglasses, mostly to protect their eyes from the glare of the sun. But according to a 2012 survey, nearly 90% of the people believe protecting their eyes is key to overall health.
There’s more to wearing glasses than just protecting your eyes from the rays of the sun, especially when it’s always sunny in the Philippines. Keep reading and we’ll tell you why you should keep a pair of sunglasses often.
1. Help Prevent Sun-Related Health Problems
Prolonged exposure to sun can lead to a variety of ailments. It can be painful, irritationg and deadly serious to some. Wearing high quality pair of sunglasses can keep your eyes safe from the sun’s damaging rays.
When choosing sunglasses, look for one with 100% UVA and UVB protection. This gives full protection against the sun’s ultraviolet rays.
Diseases and health complications that sunglasses can prevent:
– Skin Cancer
– Cataracts and Glaucoma
– Macular Degeneration
2. Protection from the Elements
The sun is not the only thing that can damage your eyes. Spending time outdoors, especially in the Philippines put you at risk of damage from dust and wind.
Philippines, specifically around Manila, can be a windy and dusty area that can irritate and damage your eyes.
3. Promote Healing and Recovery
If you have sore eyes, or had LASIK to correct your vision, sunglasses can protect your eyes as they heal and adjust to your new vision (during LASIK recovery days).
4. Fewer Headaches and Migraines
The intense sunlight can be a trigger for migraines and bad headaches. The frequency and intensity of these occurrences can be reduced by wearing glasses.
If you love your eyes, you will start protecting it by noting these four reasons why you should wear one, especially in the Philippines where people are often exposed in the harmful rays of the sun.