Protect Your Eyes from the Sun

UV Protection and Eye Safety

When you or your children play outdoor sports or work outside, you should think about both UV protection and proper safety eyewear.

Whenever you work or play outdoors, you should wear a brimmed cap and eyewear that blocks UV rays.

For certain outdoor activities, you may also have to use eyewear designed to provide impact protection for that activity. Here are some things to consider when buying eyewear for outdoor activities:

Biking/Cycling ► Biking/Cycling ▼

  • UV protection
  • Protection from wind and debris

Boating ► Boating ▼

  • UV protection
  • Glare protection

Skiing/Winter sports ► Skiing/Winter sports ▼

  • UV protection
  • Polarized lenses to reduce glare and brightness
  • Yellow, amber, orange-red tints to improve contrast

Hiking/Mountain climbing ► Hiking/Mountain climbing ▼

  • UV protection
  • Polarized lenses to reduce glare

Racquet/Ball sports ► Racquet/Ball sports ▼

  • Protective eyewear
  • UV protection

Working Outdoors with powertools/chemicals ► Working Outdoors with powertools/chemicals ▼

  • Protective eyewear
  • UV protection