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Why You Should Wear Sunglasses

Yes, sunglasses are a nice fashion accessory but it's more than just that. The importance of sunglasses are to protect our eyes from the harmful UV rays of the sun. Here are 7 important reasons about why you should wear sunglasses more often.

1. Prevent Sun Related Problems

Our eyes are sensitive to prolonged exposure to the sun. Sometimes your eyes can become painful and irrated. A few of the problems that can occur are: skin cancer, cataracts & glaucoma, macular degeneration, and pterygium.

2. Protection from the Elements

You can protect your eyes from the reflection of the snow. You can also protect our eyes from sand, which can scratch your eyes. If you live in a windy city, you need to protect your eyes from the dust.

3. Promote Healing & Recovery

If you've had any corrective surgery, sunglasses are a great way to help you recover. 

4. You'll See More & Enjoy the Outdoors More

You'll experience less glare with improved colors and contrast. 

5. Fewer Headaches & Migraines

Sunlight is a trigger for headaches and migraines. Wearing sunglasses can reduce the frequency and intensensity of these. 

6. For Safer Driving & Recovery

When driving during the day, sunglasses can help you see better and drive comfortably.

7. Sunglasses being Stylish is a Bonus!



My name is Daniela. I am an Alumna of at SCAD Atlanta. An interesting fact about me is that I have three citizenships: American, British, Canadian.
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