The kids fashion have transformed of late including eyewear. With orientation of parents regarding kind of problems children usually encounter, they are becoming conscious of their needs. With their high energy levels, you have taken care of their dietary intake of proteins, calcium and minerals for being too much out in sun then you probably cannot miss taking care of them in sun. Perhaps it is the children that remain too much in sun than adults of the house.
Sunglasses can block as much as 100 percent of the UV rays, the harmful part of sunrays. To gauge the effect, one needs an UV index to refer to. The Index of 1 - 3 stands for low exposure, 4 - 6 signifies medium, 7 - 9 means high and more than 10 means extreme exposure. Depending upon the type of skin, your skin could have less immunity to UV rays. With fair skin, even 20 minutes with UV index of 7 is irritable and causes redness whilst same is not true for dark skin color because of melanin content that has more resistance to heat.
Our eyes are more sensitive than our skin. Eyes being protected by eyelid, however, reduce the impact of sun rays on the eyes. The condition such as inflammation of the cornea (photokeratitis), inflammation of the conjunctiva (photoconjunctivitis), snow blindness (photokeratitis), and growth of the conjunctiva on the surface of the eye (Pterygium), cataracts, eye cancer and macular degeneration can occur in specific condition such as sunbathing, tanning, exposure at high altitude, travelling, being excessive outdoors. The symptoms include and vary from pain in the eye, blindness.
It is advisable to make kids wear sunglasses when playing outdoors, walks or during travel if they are exposed to sunlight. The kids sunglasses unlike adults come in funky designs. You could find aviators, polarized, driving, and wayfarer sunglasses at affordable prices and in beautiful comfortable and colorful frames.
Color lens are independent of the UV factor of the sun rays. They should however, be able to block 100 percent of UV rays. The choice of different color of lens and its tint is purely a matter of personal choice. Amber or copper sunglasses are more popular with kids.
Baby sunglasses provide blocks both the UVA & UVB harmful rays and reduce eye fatigue, thus making the experience of being outdoors a fun. They provide accurate color perception because less pressure of eye and great visual definition. The frames come in diamond, oval, rectangular, round and funky shapes to make the events like pool splash an enjoyable and friendly zesty moment.