According to the World Health Organization, 75% of the world's blindness is preventable.
But to prevent the serious eye diseases that cause vision loss and blindness, early detection is vital. Most serious eye diseases have no warning signs.
Now think about this: UV damage is one of the leading contributors to macular degeneration. Are you at risk? The answer is yes. It is important for everyone, regardless of age, to wear UV protective eyewear while outdoors. It is also very important to schedule comprehensive eye exams every year.