27 August, 2013
When it comes to protecting our eyes from UV damage, more than half of all Australians are not taking adequate precautions, risking cataracts, eye lid cancer and pterygia. Most of us know we should wear sunglasses even on cloudy or overcast days, but you might not know that UV exposure accumulates over time which heightens the risk of damage to the eyes, particularly as you get older.
Our top tips for protecting your eyes against UV damage are:
Our contact lens provider Alcon is experiencing delays fulfilling orders due to a cyber-security incident involving their freight partner, Toll Group. These delays are across their entire network of optical retailers in Australia. We apologise for an inconvenience caused and encourage you to contact your local EyeQ practice for any urgent requirements.