Whether you choose to wear designer sunglasses, knock offs, or an inexpensive pair from your local department store, research shows the important point is that you WEAR them. In the summer months especially many tend to focus on protecting their skin from sun damage and harmful UV rays, however, it is equally important to protect your eyes. Did you know your eyes can suffer a sun burn? The best way to prevent this and to protect your eyes is through the wearing of sunglasses. The following article from The Globe and Mail discusses the dangers sun exposure can have to your eyes and how you can protect them.
The Globe and Mail: How much damage does sunburn on the eyes cause?