sun safety: summer protection for eyes and skin - times of india - polycarbonate lenses
Sunshine safety will never be out of date.
While summer can be enjoyable after a harsh winter season in parts of India, it also means you have to be extra careful about the damage caused by sunburns to your hair and skin.
Here are some sun safety tips to make sure your hair and eyes are healthy through the last scorching sun. . . .
When a person is not protected under the sun, UV rays increase the risk of eye disease by damaging the retina.
As we all know, ultraviolet rays are so destructive that if a person is exposed to the sun for a long time, they may lead to amd in later life.
Therefore, it will never be too late to protect your eyes from the harsh effects of the sun.
Here's how to do this: Make sure you wear protective clothing, whether it's sunny or cloudy.
It is important to buy quality sunglasses.
They should have UVA and UVA radiation protection of 99-100.
Choose the brand's polycarbonate lenses if possible, as they only allow visibility from 75 to 90%, but the UV is kept at a distance of 100.
There should be no distortion or flaw in the sunglasses.
If you wear glasses, then wearing gray lenses is the best option.
This is because the gray lens does not change the color of the object and helps to provide the most natural color vision.
It is also essential for children and teenagers to protect their eyes in the sun.
Let them wear trendy colorful hats, sunglasses, and make sure they apply a lot of sunscreen under their eyes before going out to play.
Sun protection on the skin most skin care problems can be prevented during extreme summer months by taking some important measures.
Avoid Burns, pre-
Mature wrinkles and other skin diseases by following these steps. . .
Wear long-sleeved shirts and trousers to avoid sunburn.
If possible, avoid going out to the sun during the afternoon rush hour.
Follow the rules of Shadows: If you go out in the sun and the shadows are longer than you, then UV exposure is tolerable.
However, if the shadow is shorter than you then the UV exposure will be high and you have to be careful.
Wear a hat of 10 cms brims, which will help cover your neck, ears, eyes and scalp.
If your child is 6 months or younger, he or she should not be allowed to go out in the sun.
Use sun protection factor (SPF)
15 or more to protect sensitive skin.
In addition, for sensitive skin, use a gel that is dry on the skin, or use a sunscreen that does not contain any chemical or alcohol content.
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