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Prescription Sunglasses

Finding Your Perfect Prescription Sunglasses At Dr. Bruce Coward & Associates Serving Belleville, ON and Surround Areas

There are numerous reasons to wear sunglasses, from fashion to UV protection. Of course, the most important reason is to keep your eyes safe. The rays from the sun can give you sunburns, but they can also badly damage the eyes. UV-A and UV-B radiation both have long- and short-term negative effects on the eyes. One of the common results of high exposure over a short time is photokeratitis. Essentially, this is a sunburn of the eyes. It's extremely painful and may make you sensitive to light and will cause the eyes to feel as if there is a foreign body on them. Excessive tearing is normal with this condition, too. In addition to photokeratitis, you could develop macular degeneration or cataracts later in life. There are many reasons why you should always protect your eyes when you're exposed to the sun. Find your perfect sunglasses at Dr. Bruce Coward & Associates and let us help you protect your eyes.

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Prescription Sunglasses

There are benefits to wearing prescription sunglasses specifically. For one thing, you won't have to wear contacts or wear glasses that have sunglasses attach to them. Other benefits include:

  • Blocking out 99 to 100 percent of UV-A and UV-B radiation
  • Screening up to 90 percent of visible light
  • Have lens colors that allow for proper color recognition
  • Being able to see without distortion or imperfections

Benefits of wearing prescription sunglasses

The primary benefit of wearing prescription sunglasses is that you're protecting your eyes every time you step outside. Of course, there are visual benefits, too, like being able to choose glasses that are fashionable and that enhance your face shape. 

Contact Dr. Bruce Coward and Associates Serving Belleville, ON and Surrounding Areas

Contact our office to find out more about the best sunglasses for you. Buying from our office, Dr. Coward will take time to make sure you get the perfect pair to protect your sight.