suggested that the best form of protection is avoidance of UV rays and
the use of clothing to provide UV protection. Avoidance may not be practical
for most people, especially for kids and teens, who love to play outside.
your UV protection, you can choose tightly
woven, dark color clothing from your
Dark colors may be warmer to wear but provide better protection because
the dye pigments absorb UV rays and also visible light. If you are
looking for more protection or you are sun sensitive, you can wear
specially engineered UV protective clothing.
also can give you protection. The most important thing to consider
is how much they will shade you from the sun. The
wider brimmed hat (at least 3 inches) shades your face, nose, ears
and the back of your neck and can give you more
protection than a baseball cap which will just barely shade your face.
But remember, wearing any hat provides sun protection!
overexposure of UV radiation can eventually lead to eye cataracts and
other vision problems. Sunglasses
can provide you with UV protection. But not all sunglasses are the same.
labeled UV protection.
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