Photoprotection of the eye - UV radiation and sunglasses.

@article{Sliney2001PhotoprotectionOT,
  title={Photoprotection of the eye - UV radiation and sunglasses.},
  author={David H. Sliney},
  journal={Journal of photochemistry and photobiology. B, Biology},
  year={2001},
  volume={64 2-3},
  pages={
          166-75
        }
}
Although most health scientists now agree that health risks to the skin (e.g., skin cancer) exist from exposure to the ultraviolet radiation in sunlight, a scientific consensus has not really been achieved vis-à-vis sunlight and ocular health. A growing number of scientists warn of hazards to the eye if ultraviolet radiation - and perhaps even shorter wavelength visible radiation also - is not filtered by lenses. Despite a substantial literature on the adverse effects of ultraviolet radiation… CONTINUE READING

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