What kind of damage can the sun cause in the eye?

July 27th, 2016 Most of us know that sunlight and its ultraviolet (UV) radiation are harmful to our skin and can cause cancer. Therefore, most of us are good about using sunscreen when outdoors. But did you know that the sun’s UV rays can also cause damage to your eyes? Research has shown that sunlight and UV radiation are linked to a number of conditions in the eyes, such as cataract, macula degeneration, pinguecula, pterygium, and more. For this article, …