Best Tips How to Select Sunglasses to Protect Your Eyes

Guide for Selecting Sunglasses, Eye Health Depends Upon It

Your fashion factor is just one aspect when you put on your favorite sunglasses. Many other things are attached to just wearing sunglasses and the most important one is the health of your eyes. Yes, you read it right; sunglasses can affect eyes health if you wear it without proper instructions.


Grab some shades as you head for summer parties or shopping, or anywhere outdoor whether it is sunny or partly cloudy, or even full cloudy.


To make life easy just follow these simple rules to select the pair that will just not only look good on your face but it will also protect your peepers.

Are Your Sunglasses UV Protector?

In summers, the sun is spreading so much of Ultraviolet (UV) radiation, undetectable and unfelt. It boosts vitamin D when taken in small dosage. When the intake gets high problems like sunburn, itching gets started, and the most dangerous outcome can lead towards skin cancer. These UV radiations also damage the eyes.


Exposing your eyes to direct sunlight can leads to cataracts. The retina can also damage from it, which enables us to see the picture clearer instead of blurry. It can also cover your eyes with certain tissues that grow from UV.


Before your hands grab the price tag and eyes start looking for the mentioned price, read the label first. Do such sunglasses even block the UVA and UVB rays to 100 percent or not. If not, then these are not the sunglasses suitable for your face. It is better to leave them on the rack.

How Good They Fit On Your Face

Good pairs that are not fitting well onto your face will allow UV rays to leach into your eyes and onto the sensitive skin surrounding the eyes. A worthy pair is the one that is not touching to your eyelashes, and not falling out. It has to be in line with your eyebrows.


Sunglasses covering your whole eyes will help in blocking the UV rays. It will also help in stopping dust and allergens from entering into the eyes. It is not good for your eyes.

Polarized Lenses

These lenses can moderate glare in the snow, at the sandy places, or near the beaches. However, these lenses cannot overtake to UV protection lens.


Polarized lens definitely helps to see things better when the light contingency is higher but reduces the effectiveness while using it for the screens of computers, smart phones, and other electronic LCDs.

Darkness and Color

An almost black lens does not make it UV ray protector. Read the label properly to see UV protect or not. The black small circle at the center of the eye is Pupil and it controls the light amount to enter into the eye.


When you put on black shades, it makes pupil open more for the light for better sight. If the shades are not UV protected, you are clearly allowing more UV rays to go into your back of eyes. Making more risk of affecting the eye by UV.


Now do not fear while you hang out in the summers because now you know that how to equip your eyes with the right pair of sunglasses that will protect your eyes from the UV exposure.