Happy Sunglasses Day!

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Sun Glasses Day is celebrated today, a day to protect your eyes from the glaring sun, particularly that of the sun’s reflection on water, and to celebrate the practical invention. They can function as a visual aid and feature lenses that are colored, polarized or darkened.

Healthcare professionals recommend eye protection whenever the sun comes out to protect the eyes from ultraviolet radiation (UV) and blue light, which can cause several serious eye problems.

(With material from: Wikipedia and www.cute-calendar.com)

Despite the health advantages, there’s also the complication of polarized lenses reducing the visibility of images produced by liquid crystal displays, such as those found on ATM machines and gas station pumps and, depending upon the type of screen technology used, perhaps your cell phone as well.

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