It is common knowledge that the sun gives off harmful UV (ultraviolet) rays. There are constant campaigns to raise awareness of the potential harm of the sun’s rays on TV, radio and in print. What people are less aware of are the UV-rays that are emitted from artificial machines, for example sun beds. These can be just as harmful, if not more so. Sun screens are developed to protect our skin, however, what is done to protect our eyes?
UV rays come in three types, UV-C, UV-A and UV-B. UV-C is soaked up by the ozone layer, as it never reaches the surface of the earth it is of no threat to us. The second two do get through the earth’s atmosphere and can cause long lasting damage to your eyes and vision.
UV-rays are ultimately form of radiation. Over exposure to your skin causes it to burn. Over-exposure to … Read more