Sunglasses -- The Darker Lens is not Necessarily the Most Protection for Your Eyes

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Are darker lenses better than lighter lenses?

Sunglasses -- The Darker Lens is not Necessarily the Most Protection for Your Eyes

Many of the dark, dark lenses on sunglasses actually do not protect the eyes any better from UV rays than the lighter lenses. Always check to see the UV rating of the sunglasses. They should filter out 99 to 100 percent of harmful UV rays. Don't assume dark lenses automatically filter out more harmful rays, always check.

   

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