National Sunglasses Day

Celebrate National Sunglasses Day: Discover the Benefits of Sunglasses

On June 27th, we celebrate National Sunglasses Day, and it’s the perfect occasion to highlight the significance of sporting a pair of shades and the many advantages they bring. Sunglasses are more than just a trendy accessory; they protect our precious eyes from harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation. Let’s delve into the several perks of wearing sunglasses and understand why buying a new pair this year is a must, especially if you currently don’t have any.

At eyecarecenter, we want you to have all the essential sunglasses knowledge. We genuinely care about you having fun outside this summer, and we know you’ll have more fun in the sun with sunglasses on.

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We are giving 25% off sunglasses for June for National Sunglasses Day. Please look through our North Carolina sunglasses shop for a new pair you like. Some restrictions may apply.

Benefits of Wearing Sunglasses

We wear sunglasses for countless reasons. Some benefits of sunglasses are more obvious than others.

UV Ray Protection

The most crucial benefit of sunglasses is that they shield our eyes from harmful UV rays. UV exposure can lead to cataracts, macular degeneration, and photokeratitis (sunburn of the eye). If you wear sunglasses that block 100% of UVA and UVB rays, you will have much better eye health in the long term, and your risk of those diseases and eye conditions decreases. We strongly recommend buying sunglasses from the team at eyecarecenter. Cheap sunglasses from convenience stores won’t always provide the protection you need to block out UV rays.

Avoid Eye Strain

The use of sunglasses can be beneficial in avoiding eye strain caused by intense sunlight. Our pupils naturally narrow to restrict the light outside them in the sun. The constant adjustment between different light levels can strain your eye muscles. Eye strain can lead to headaches, blurry vision, and fatigue. Sunglasses can reduce constricting pupils, and you’ll be able to avoid the symptoms that come with eye strain.

Skin Cancer Prevention

Skin cancer can occur nearly anywhere, depending on the area around your eyes. Because of how sensitive this skin is, it’s easy to get sunburnt and even develop cancer. You should wear sunglasses that are wide and fit snugly. They can give you extra protection for your eyes and the skin around them. When you’re outside wearing your shades, you can lower the chances of getting skin cancer.

Protection from Debris

Sunglasses are also great for keeping your eyes safe from debris. The last thing you want is to get dust or sand in your eyes. Properly fitting sunglasses are great for keeping all of those out, and they can protect you from the wind. Getting hit in the eyes by the wind can be brutal and cause watery and irritated eyes. We highly recommend throwing on a pair of sunglasses, especially if you wear contact lenses. Your eyes will thank you.

Reduce Glare

Sunlight bouncing off surfaces such as water, windows, screens, or pavement can be a nuisance. This unwelcome brightness, called glare, disrupts your vision and can even lead to temporary blindness. It’s particularly stressful when you’re behind the wheel. Thankfully, there’s a simple solution to combat this issue. By wearing sunglasses with polarized lenses, you can reduce glare successfully. This improves your visibility and enhances your safety on the road. Excessive glare can be uncomfortable, causing temporary eye strain and discomfort.

Sunglasses Can Make You Fashion Forward

Nothing completes an outfit quite like a nice pair of shades. They are a simple way to enhance your outfit and share your personality. Your possibilities are endless because sunglasses come in different frame styles, lens colors, and designs.

Everybody can express themselves with a pair of sunglasses. Whether somebody prefers timeless aviators, cat-eye frames, or sport-specific sunglasses, there are choices to cater to everyone’s preferences and style.

Summer friends wearing prescription sunglasses

Contact eyecarecenter Today

Whether you’ve never owned a pair of shades or your old ones broke, now is the best time to buy a new pair. Eyecarecenter can get you prescription sunglasses to meet your needs. We always recommend prescription sunglasses so that you can protect your eyes and improve your vision simultaneously.

Enjoy 25% off of your sunglasses purchase this month at eyecarecenter. At eyecarecenter, our dedicated team will ensure your sunglasses prescription meets your needs and the frames fit just right. This level of personal care is something you won’t find with off-the-shelf sunglasses.

With our branches located conveniently across North Carolina, quality eye care and clearer vision are always around the corner. Don’t hesitate to call or click today to schedule an appointment at eyecarecenter to learn more about the health benefits of sunglasses. Explore our online sunglasses shop to check out your frame and lens options!

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