Protect Your Eyes From the Texas Sun

The first half of the summer featured an unusual amount of rain and cloud cover. But the reality of the hot Texas summer is now starting to set in for much of the state: We have many weeks of hot, sunny days ahead of us.

When it comes to the summer sun, protecting our skin with sunscreen and shade gets much of the attention.  But our eyes, which can face just as much damage as our skin from UV light, often do not receive the same level of attention.

Cataracts and eye cancers are just some conditions that can be caused by years of inadequate eye protection from the sun.

Ophthalmologists, who have the highest level of training and education of any clinician of the eye, encourage you to protect your eyes from UV light. Click here to learn more.