Spring comes with big steps, the sun is looking forward and soon it's Easter. In Easter there are many who go to the mountains or just enjoy the outdoors, and then it is important to protect the eyes of both small and large against the sun's UV rays.
What should I consider when choosing sunglasses for the children? Bet on a pair of durable flexible plastic sunglasses, as they are sometimes thrown away. Also keep in mind that they should have as much UV protection as possible.
From what age should the children's eyes be protected? From the start! When the babies are small they should be in the shade with a good sun hat, which has a wide screen around the whole head. Protecting adult eyes from the sun is important, but protecting the eyes of the children is even more important. Children have larger pupils than adults, which means that more light is released into the eye.
Why is it important to protect the children's eyes from the sun? For UV light to damage the eye. By protecting the eye from an early age, you counteract the age change on the retina.
Some tips for children not to take off their sunglasses? Find a model that sits well, so that the child is not disturbed by the sunglasses but forgets them. Some children find it fun to wear sunglasses, while other children just want to take them off. Some models have elastic bands that help keep the sunglasses in place.