A Beginner’s Guide to UV Eye Damage

IST September 2011 Cover

September 2011

 “Do I really need to wear eye protection when I tan?” Indoor tanners have asked this question of salon operators since indoor tanning began. Unlike our skin, our eyes don’t have the ability to tan (and thus, develop no protection), so they can suffer many types of damage from UV exposure. Here’s a quick-reference guide to what can happen to unprotected eyes over-exposed to UV light…click here to view or download PDF of entire article.