Summer is here and you may see an increase in patients coming into your practice interested in sunglasses. Whether they are looking for stylish protection or something made to fit their prescription, this is an opportunity for you to convey to them a very important lesson: sunglasses should be worn year-round.
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Trivex Lens Specialist Community Blog | UV Protection
How do your patients make the most of summer? Are they avid swimmers? Do they enjoy lounging in the yard? Do they attend soccer matches regularly?
I found this YouTube video and I think it is great…please check it out! I think it explains the dangers of sun damage to your skin and eyes and reinforces the importance of protecting your skin by using sunscreen and protecting your eyes by wearing spectacles with UV blocking lenses.
To encourage patients to protect their eyes at all times, it’s important for them to understand the threat that UV poses and the best ways to minimize it. Following are insights on the topic of UV protection to help facilitate a discussion with patients.