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5 Tips On Picking Out The Right Sunglasses For Your Face

The sun shines year-round, and if you haven’t updated your sunglasses in a while there are a few things to know before you begin the search.       1.) Start by asking yourself the question: “What are my new sunglasses for?”  Do you need them just for driving your car, or for driving your golf ball down the fairway?  Do you need sunglasses for running and cycling, or for reading by the pool?  A sports frame will be made to fit and perform differently than a casual or dress frame.  Just like shoes you need different sunglasses for different activities.  2.) How to pick the right shape In general, if your face is a square shape you want to go...

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The Importance Of Good Sunglasses

We all know that UV rays can cause skin cancer, but did you know that prolonged exposure to sun light can burn the surface of the eye which can cause a temporary, but painful condition called photokeratitis.  Over the long term this can lead to cataracts and cancers of the eyelids and skin around the eyes. We are also all familiar with the sun’s most damaging time of day being between the hours of 10 and 2, but it turns out that for the eye the sun is more harmful for two hours prior to 10 and for two hours after 2.  This is because of the angle that the suns rays are able to enter the eye during those...

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Daniel Brunson