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UV radiation & the eyes

UV radiation & your eyes

Linda Alnor

Most people know that UV radiation is bad for your skin, but not that it can also hurt your eyes. UV protection for the eyes is an incredibly important subject to discuss with your patients.

In this short lecture, optometrist Linda Alnor dives into this topic:

  • Short intro on UV radiation
  • UV index
  • The importance of protecting young eyes
  • Factors that influence UV exposure
  • UV effects on ocular tissues
  • How and when to protect from UV