Eye Protection At The Beach
When you go to the beach your primary focus is on skin protection. But the sun can actually damage your eyes too…even worse, it can damage them without you realizing it. That’s why eye protection at the beach is so important.
Eye protection at the beach is crucial. Wearing a pair of sunglasses is not enough. And, cheap designs don’t block UVA and UVB rays. It’s like you’re not wearing anything. It is recommended to choose sunglasses that block 99-100% of UVA and UVB rays. Polarized lenses block strong light and maintain clarity.
Below you will find some mistakes to avoid and assure eye protection at the beach.
Eye Protection: Wear Sunglasses
A single day spent at the beach without wearing sunglasses can cause photokeratitis, an eye disease which is manifested by blurred vision, sensitivity to light and watery eyes. Although the condition is not lasting, on the long term, it can cause cataracts and macular degeneration (the presence of several ophthalmic diseases). Never go to the beach without appropriate sunglasses. For a stylish appearance opt for a retro design and pair it with a ruffle trim bikini like Island Girl. The Lucky sandals and the Bamboo sun hat will beautifully complement your beach look.
You Don’t Wear Sunglasses When It’s Cloudy
The sun’s rays penetrate clouds and can be just as dangerous as those that exist in the atmosphere when it’s sunny. Whatever the weather, always wear a pair of quality sunglasses. For extra protection stay out of the sun between 14:00 and 16:00, when the UV rays are very strong.
You Think Your Sunhat Is Adequate Eye Protection
A sun hat will protect your face, ears, and neck from UV rays, but not the eyes. And, I’m talking about rays reflected by the water and sand, and the ones that come from the sun. Water reflects UV rays 100%, while sand 25%. Choose a black pair of sunglasses and wear it with the Black sun hat. Harmonize your look with a chic swimsuit like Vanna.
You Wear Contact Lenses In The Water
When you wear contact lenses and swim, you can get water in your eyes which can cause an infection of the corneas and even some serious vision loss. When you go into the water remove your contact lenses and protect your eyes with swimming glasses.
You Don’t Apply Sunscreen Around Your Eyes For Protection
According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, 10% of all skin cancers are found on the eyelids. Eye protection is very important. The safest way to do this is to use a mineral-based formula with an SPF of at least 30. Regarding your beach look opt for a colorful appearance. Soak up the sun in the Bella swimsuit and complement it with the multi-color sun hat and beach tote.
You Rub Your Eyes
When you get sand in your eyes, it’s not only unpleasant, but it can also scratch your cornea. If this happens, wash your eyes immediately and blink frequently. If you feel uncomfortable for more than one or two hours, go see a doctor. If left untreated, the eye can become infected.