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UV Protection

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Light from the sun contains a spectrum of wavelengths.
We can only see light over a small range known as the visible spectrum ...
... but cannot see the infra-red and ultraviolet (UV) light outside the visible spectrum.
There is good evidence that excessive exposure to UV light can damage the eyes ...
... in particular, a small part of the retina called the Macula.
Too much UV can also make the lens in the eye go hazy - a condition known as cataract.
A special coating can be applied to spectacle lenses which helps to block the UV light ...
... providing extra protection for your eyes.

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