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June 27 is National Sunglasses Day

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It is National Sunglasses Day, but the observance has more to do with safety than fashion.

Experts said failure to wear proper UV-protective eyewear carries serious vision risks.

They added years of exposure can cause cancer of the eye or eyelid and accelerate cataracts and macular degeneration.

They also remind people to wear sunglasses on sunny and cloudy days in summer and winter.

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