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Importance of UV-Blocking Contact Lenses for Eyes Protection Against UV Radiation
Christina M. Schnider, OD, MSc
VISTAKON oddział Johnson & Johnson Vision Care (Jacksonville, Floryda)
Summary: Researches conducted by Coroneo and Ho provide very strong evidences, that contact lenses with UV-blocking can decrease exposure of UV radiation. UV radiaition is responsible for more disease related with light radiation. Contact lenses with UV-blocking wear together with sunglasses with UV-blocking provide full protection against harmfull UV radiation. Use of contact lenses with UV blocking can protect cornea, limbus and internal parts of the eye when wearing of sunglasses is impractical or impossible.