Protecting Your Eyes
Living in paradise with year round sunshine means that we get to look glamourous and accessorise with the hottest shades virtually every day of the year, but other than looking cool, what are those tinted lenses really doing for our eyes?
Sunlight is the primary source of UV light even when not looking directly at it. UV rays can damage your eyes and the sensitive skin around them in various ways from sunburn of the cornea, skin cancer around the eye and even complete blindness.
Scary right? So how do you protect your eyes?
Wearing sunglasses that offer protection of UVA and UVB rays all year round is the most effective way to protect your eyes from these harmful rays.
Choose a shade that offers UVA/UVB protection with full coverage of the eye and surrounding skin. Also consider the quality of the lens used. Investing in a high quality frame and lenses ensures that the lens works with your eyes with no warping that can cause headaches and impaired vision.
Did you know that the colour of the tint offers benefits too? Whilst black and brown offer the highest light reduction, blue enhance colour perception and pink even reduces eye strain. There’s a lot to consider but the team at De Sunglass Man, Cayman’s only dedicated sunglass retailer, can offer advice and help you find your shade to protect your eyes and look awesome whilst doing it!