As the public learned from Anderson Cooper last year, photokeratitis or "sunburns" on the eye can be extremely painful and serious. Symptoms can include red eyes, a gritty feeling in the eyes, extreme sensitivity to light and excessive tearing.
The effects to the cornea are typically temporary, but long-term is directly related to the development of cataracts.
Drs. Factor and Lang recommend wearing UV protection sunglasses whenever you're in the sun. We offer a wide selection of both non-prescription and prescription sunglasses to fit any need.