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Old 08-01-15, 04:11 PM
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Originally Posted by Hangtownmatt View Post
This is only true if you wear sunglasses that do not properly block UV rays.
UV blockage is indeed the central issue, and some polarizing sunglasses do a poor job of this.

Most literature I read recommends UV-blocking sunglasses.

Three years ago, my ophthalmologist told me I was developing cataracts. When I saw him last week, he commented that he was surprised that they had not progressed at all during the ensuing period. The only change I made was a new pair of glasses -- Altair Ultra-Clip frames with a magnetic sunglass attachment. The clip-ons and/or the lenses themselves evidently blocked UV better than my previous 12-year-old Easy-Clip system.

I have a brand new incentive to delay the development of cataracts -- the hope that lanosterol will eventually get FDA approval as an alternative to today's lens replacement surgery.
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