Harvard Health Letter

Did youthful fun in the sun put you at risk for an eye condition now?

It’s debated whether sunlight directly causes common eye conditions. But there’s good evidence that sun exposure can cause an eye condition called exfoliation syndrome, which often leads to other problems. The condition leaves tiny dandruff-like flakes throughout the body, but mostly in the eye, where a buildup clogs the eye’s natural drains. The best way to stop exfoliation syndrome and other eye conditions from ruining vision is to catch them early with a comprehensive eye exam.
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