Intraocular and crystalline lens protection from ultraviolet damage.

  title={Intraocular and crystalline lens protection from ultraviolet damage.},
  author={David H. Sliney},
  journal={Eye & contact lens},
  volume={37 4},
OBJECTIVES Although the risks of excess solar ultraviolet (UV) exposure of the skin are well recognized, the need for eye protection is frequently overlooked, or when sunglasses are also recommended, specific guidance is wrong or is not explained. Guidance from the World Health Organization at its InterSun webpage advises people to wear "wrap-around" sunglasses under many conditions. The objective of this study was to examine the need for UV filtration in prescription lenses, contact lenses… CONTINUE READING
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