22 July 2016
Eye Health Tips: Summer 2016 | Retinal Disease Precautions
Summer is officially in full swing!
And, while we enjoy our days at the beach, it’s not just our skin that needs protection from the sun.
In fact, the sun can severely damage one’s eyes, leading to cataracts, macular degeneration and more.
But, fear not!
The first step in taking proper precautions this season is attaining the facts.
Luckily, Dr. Andrea Russo, an ophthalmologist, Ph.D.-candidate researcher at the University of Brescia, Italy, and inventor of the D-EYE smartphone-based retinal screening system, has provided pointers to achieve optimum eye health this summer.
Enjoy the sun the right way—protect yourself and your eyes from damaging UV rays!