The Sun and Your Eyes
Learn about the effects that the sun can have on your eyes.
UV rays from the sun
can cause a variety of eye problems if precautions are not taken.
Spend lots of time in the sun? Or are you on certain medications that increase your eye’s sensitivity to light? Protect yourself from eye problems such as skin cancer around the eyelids, pterygium (a growth in the eye), cataract and solar maculopathy (retina damage).