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Protect your Peepers!

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SunglassesJuly is UV Safety Month – it’s all about your eyes.

Studies show that long-term exposure to bright sunlight may increase the risk of cataracts and growths on the eye, including cancer. UV rays reflected off sand and water can cause eyes to sunburn, potentially resulting in temporary blindness in just a few hours.

The American Academy of Ophthalmology reminds us of the importance of shielding our eyes from the sun’s harmful rays with 100% UV-blocking sunglasses and broad-brimmed hats.

Click the link below to listen to our Minute of Healthy Active Living on Downtown with Rich Kimball with 6 important tips on choosing the best sunglasses to protect your eyes from sun damage.

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