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Question:
I am working in outdoor places under the sun, sometimes all day. What sunglasses are suitable for me?

Answer:
For anyone working outdoors in sunlight, sunglasses should be used to protect your eyes. When you buy sunglasses, choose a pair with dark gray lenses that are marked as polarized and as UV (ultraviolet) absorbing. Lenses that wrap around  the sides of the glasses will give you more complete protection than flat lenses. Make sure they have 100% UV protection.

Answered by: Lee Duffner, MD Dr. Lee Duffner

Categories: Eye Diseases, General Eye Health

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Answered: May 18, 2011

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