People who work or play in the sun for long periods of time are at the greatest risk of UV-related eye conditions. The risk of sun related eye problems is higher for people who: spend long hours in the sun spend time at high altitudes or closer to the equator, since UV radiation is more intense in these areas have had cataract surgery* or have certain retina disorders are on certain medicines, such as tetracycline, sulfa drugs, birth control pills, diuretics and tranquilizers that increase the eye’s sensitivity to light. *If you have had cataract surgery, you may
Just a quick reminder to use your optical health fund benefits, as most funds expire Dec.31. Now is a fantastic time to use this rebate towards a new pair of glasses, prescription sunglasses or contact lenses.