The skin around the eyes is the thinnest in the body, making it highly susceptible to developing various conditions. Too much sun exposure can greatly damage not only your skin, but also your eyes. With summer bringing stronger ultraviolet (UV) rays, you may be at a higher risk of developing short- and long-term eye damage.
Blindness and various forms of visual impairment are becoming more concerning. This is why Northern Virginia Doctors of Optometry encourages everyone to make their visual health a priority. As we observe Healthy Vision month this May, your local optometrist shares four effective ways to safeguard your eyesight.
In this digital age, gadgets and other forms of technology are considered more of a necessity than a luxury. While using them has undoubtedly made everyday tasks easier, overexposure to the blue rays they emit may be harmful to your visual health.