No one likes sunburn - it hurts. Not to mention the suns invisible UV rays. They age your skin and can even cause skin cancer. So you do things to protect your skin, but did you forget your eyes? UVA and especially UVB rays are as bad for your eyes as for your skin. Intense sun over a short period of time can cause corneal sunburn or photokeratitis. Sun damage also adds up over time and can lead to cataracts (a clouding that develops in the crystalline lens of the eye) and other conditions.
And, UV rays really likes to pick on kids - by the age of eighteen they got about 80% of their life time exposure. So eye protection isn't something to skip for anyone.
"Ahhh" you might be thinking "but I'm wearing sun glasses". Well good for you, they help - keep wearing them. Your regular eye glasses help too, but UV rays still sneak in from the side.
Wear ACUVUE® Brand Contact Lenses under those shades though and you'll boost your UV protection. For those who need vision correction, all ACUVUE® contact lenses help protect the covered portion of the eyes from UV more than other leading brands.
In fact ACUVUE® OASYS, ACUVUE OASYS® for ASTIGMATISM, ACUVUE OASYS® for PRESBYOPIA and all ACUVUE® ADVANCE lenses are brands that earned the seal of acceptance for UV absorbing contact lenses.