Importance of Sunglasses for Kids

Importance of Sunglasses for Kids

Have you ever thought that your kids might enjoy having sunglasses for the same reason you enjoy having them? Sunglasses come in all shapes, sizes, and brands but there are real reasons your kid should be wearing sunglasses. Check out some of these important reasons you should consider grabbing a pairfor your child.

#1. Protection for the Eyes

Of course, one of the most important reasons kids should wear sunglasses is for eye protection. Children spend more time looking up, which means their eyes have more exposure to the sunlight. Protection is necessary for their little eyes.

#2. Sunglasses are Fun

Unless you’re putting sunglasses on a resistant toddler, sunglasses are typically fun and exciting for kids.They can actually see what’s going on around them without feeling blinded by the sun.

#3. Long Term Protection

Sunglasses don’t just help protect the eyes of our kids now, they help protect their eyes long term. UV rays can cause long term damage. And with a simple pair of sunglasses, your child may experience better vision for many years to come.

#4. Reduction of Eye Damage

Sunglasses don’t just protect the eyes, but also the skin around the eyes. Since the area in and around the eyes are some of the most sensitive parts of the body, it’s important to protect them as much as possible. Of course, wearing sunglasses is one of the only ways to reduce eye damage in and around the eyes due to rays from the sun.

#5. Children Spend More Time Outside

Although you probably enjoy being outside, it’s fair to say that children love it even more. Most adults wear a pair of sunglasses while they are outside to keep the sun out of their eyes. It only makes sense to supply kids with a pair of sunglasses since they spend so much time outside.

Why do you have your child wear sunglasses?



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Go Adventure Mom’s found, Kathy Dalton, launched Go Adventure Mom in 2012 in an effort to bring women together that love travel and the outdoors. As a former ski instructor, Kathy has taken her love for outdoor recreation and through the power of social media has created a platform to share her passion with the world. As a mom of three, Kathy loves to share her family adventures in Utah, cross-country skiing up Millcreek Canyon, skiing in the Wasatch Mountains, camping in Grand Teton National Park and camping in the Uintas. Kathy has been featured in The New York Times, The Huffington Post, Parents and Parenting magazine. Kathy is a regular contributor to Visit Salt Lake and is a tip contributor on TripAdvisor.

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