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Kids’ Exposure to UV Rays Getting Increased Industry Attention

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Wall Street Journal reports that may parents remain unaware of the dangers.

Noting that the average child takes in about three times the annual UV exposure of the average adult, the Wall Street Journal takes a look at increasing attention to UV exposure among eyecare professionals. “Everyone buys in to what happens to your skin when it comes to sun damage, but many parents are really surprised to learn about the cumulative UV damage to the eyes,” says Dawn Hartman, an optometrist at Columbus Ophthalmology Associates in Ohio. “It can definitely be hard to put sunglasses on a baby or get toddlers and preschoolers to put them on,” says Anne Sumers, an ophthalmologist in Ridgewood NJ, and clinical spokesperson for the American Academy of Ophthalmology. But, she says, there are better glasses available nowadays for younger children with straps that keep them on, and help protect their eyes from irritants like sand and wind.

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