Studies have shown that around eighty percent of a person’s lifetime exposure to UV occurs by age 18. Protecting eyes is a huge passion of Springfield Family Vision. If you don’t wear a pair of glasses with UV protection lenses built in, then we highly suggest a pair of good quality prescription sunglasses.

Having high quality prescription sunglasses or UV protection lenses that block 100 percent of both UVA and UVB rays is important for kids and adults. The effects of UV damage are cumulative and can lead to many eye issues down the road like cataracts, melanomas and macular degeneration. Sunglasses and UV protective lenses are just as important to your eyes and eyelids as sunscreen is for your skin. Also, your kids happen to look adorable in sunglasses.