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This upcoming Monday, most of us will be staring up at the sky to watch the partial eclipse that will partake over the Chicagoland area. While it is important to protect our eyes during the few minutes of the eclipse, it is imperative that protect our eyes every day.
To help us understand why sunglasses are so important every day, Milap Mehta, MD, Ophthalmologist at NorthShore, explains the dangers that UV rays can have on our eyes and offers tips:
What can you do to protect yourself? Dr. Mehta suggests always wearing sunglasses and if they are not immediately available, then reach for a hat for temporary relief.
When shopping for sunglasses, look for these components for optimal safety: