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  1. Do Transitions Lenses have UV Protection?
    Do Transitions Lenses have UV Protection?

    Transitions are a brand name for photochromic technology used to create light-sensitive and light adaptive lenses. Transitions lenses are a type of light intelligent eyeglass lens that will darken when exposed to sunlight. Transitions lenses offer 100% UV protection, filtering out a large amount of the harmful ultraviolet rays emitted by the sun.
    Let’s look at the benefits of wearing transition lenses, where to find them and how to take good care of them.

    Top Pros and Cons of Transitions Lenses:

    · Light adaptive transitions lenses are highly convenient, allowing you to go about your day without needing to switch between your prescription glasses and sunglasses.

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  2. Recommended UV Protection for Sunglasses
    Recommended UV Protection for Sunglasses

    The sun is finally making an appearance again, so it’s time to dig out last year’s sunglasses or even better replace them with a brand new designer pair from Fashion Eyewear. All our frames are from top fashion brands which use the best materials, lens quality and UV protection. But what is the recommended UV protection for sunglasses to make sure our eyes are protected fully from the sunlight?

    What are UV rays?

    Even if the sun doesn’t really bother your eyes or vision you should be wearing sunglasses whether you are on a walk, driving or sunbathing. The sun emits ultraviolet rays (UV) that can damage your eyes, these rays can even cut through clouds so don’t be fooled on a cloudy day that your eyes aren’t being exposed to UV rays. 

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  3. Protect your children's eye health - Experts warn of impact of UV exposure on kids
    Protect your children's eye health - Experts warn of impact of UV exposure on kids

    It is a well know, effectively distributed fact that UV exposure can have an extremely adverse effect on our skin. Prolonged and intense UV exposure on skin can lead to skin cancer and can prove fatal. 

    However, the lesser known and un-effectively distributed fact is that UV exposure can have just as damaging and severely impactful and irreversible effects on your eyes. In fact, UV exposure has the potential to cause serious eye damage which can lead to eye diseases and even blindness.

    So, the question is…how often do you ensure that yours and your children’s eyes are protected from the sun?

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  4. Will I damage my eyes if I don’t wear sunglasses?
    Will I damage my eyes if I don’t wear sunglasses?

    Can you damage your pretty eyes by neglecting to wear sunglasses? In short, (no point skirting around this fact), the answer is: yes.

    Now time for an elaboration: There has long been active discussion, since the dawn of time it seems, surrounding the necessity of sunglasses with respect to protection and eye health.

    girl-lying-on-the-hood-of-a-carResearch, lots and lots of it, has indicated that exposure to UV rays can and will lead to eye damage and common diseases such as: macular degeneration, cataracts, pterygia and photo keratitis (temporary loss of vision).

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