Photoprotection of the eye - UV radiation and sunglasses.

  title={Photoprotection of the eye - UV radiation and sunglasses.},
  author={David H. Sliney},
  journal={Journal of photochemistry and photobiology. B, Biology},
  volume={64 2-3},
  • David H. Sliney
  • Published 2001 in
    Journal of photochemistry and photobiology. B…
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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