Choosing the Right Sunglasses to Protect Your Eyes

Summer is here, which means it's time to protect yourself from the sun.

Summer is here, which means it’s time to protect yourself from the sun.

Doctors say protecting your eyes from the sun’s harsh UV rays is just as important as wearing sunscreen – and despite what you may see on the runway, the most effective style of sunglasses are large, wraparound frames.

According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, these are sure to absorb 100 percent of the UV rays coming from the sun.

Features like polarized lenses and lens color have been shown to reduce brightness and the glare, but the jury is still out on whether or not they contribute to UV protection.

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