Dr. Jeff Goodhew appearing live on The Weather Network. Discussing the importance of UV protection in the summer time. Today is the launch of UV Awareness month a program of the CNIB, The Weather Network, Sundog eyewear and Acuvue brand contact lenses.
80% of UV damage to the eyes occurs before the age of 18. That is why it is so important to get into the habit of wearing sunglasses from a very early age. We do a great job of having kids wear sunscreen and hats but not so good with sunglasses.