You Need RX Sunglasses

Do you know why it’s important to wear prescription sunglasses? Summer is just around the corner, and that means stronger UV rays. Find out why it’s so crucial to protect your eyes from the sun’s rays.

1. Protect yourself from UV rays

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There are many benefits to Rx sunglasses, but the most important is UVA/UVB ray protection. Rx sunglasses can help preserve your vision health and prevent your eyes from getting sunburned. For additional protection, try polarized sunglasses. They’ll protect your eyes from both the sun’s direct rays and glare from reflective surfaces like water or car windows.

2. Reduce signs of aging

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As the weather warms up, try prescription sunglasses. Did you know they can help prevent signs of aging? It’s true: Sunglass lenses protect the skin against the sun’s rays. Plus, when you’re soaking up the sun, you squint more. But with sunglasses, you don’t have to squint, which helps reduce the appearance of wrinkles over time.

3. Prevent future vision problems

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Being prescribed sunglasses can help prevent vision problems like cataracts. Plus, macular degeneration can be slowed with the regular use of prescription eyewear. By blocking your eyes from UV rays, Rx sunglasses can also prevent eye distortion that causes astigmatism and other problems.

4. See and look great!

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With prescription sunglasses, you don’t have to swap between optical glasses and sunglasses to see clearly throughout your day. We even offer progressive sun lenses. With a variety of sunglass styles like aviators and wayfarers in designer brands, it’s easy to find the perfect frames for you.

What do you think about prescription sunglasses? We hope this information was enough to convince you to invest in a stylish new pair. Make sure to chat with our eye care experts at your neighborhood Pearle Vision. We can help you find your perfect pair, and we welcome your current prescription.


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