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Protection with Sunglasses

Sunglasses provide protection against excessive exposure to light, including its visible and invisible components. The most common protection is against ultraviolet rays, which can cause short and long-term eye problems such as photokeratitis, snow blindness, cataracts, pterygium, and various forms of eye cancer. Medical experts advise the public on the importance of wearing sunglasses to […]

History of Sunglasses

In prehistoric times and history, the Inuit wore flat ivory hippocampus “glasses” that looked through narrow slits to block the sun’s harmful reflections. Using various forms and materials, indigenous peoples of North America and North Asia have created highly efficient devices to protect their eyes from the harmful effects of strong sunlight and snow. It […]