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It’s important to protect children’s eyes from UVA, UVB - The Galveston County Daily News : Health

September 16, 2014

Keeping Kids Healthy It’s important to protect children’s eyes from UVA, UVB

Posted: Wednesday, May 8, 2013 12:00 am

With May designated as UV awareness month, experts are calling on parents to pay special heed to the safety of their children’s eyes this summer.

Although eye protection is a concern for people of all ages, Prevent Blindness America, the nation’s oldest eye health and safety organization, warns that children are particularly vulnerable to the harmful ultraviolet A and B (UVA and UVB) damage that can accompany sun exposure.

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