• By Jeff Olsen

Mayo Clinic Minute: Why sunglasses are a must

September 5, 2016

a young woman carrying a child on her back, both in the sun wearing sunglassesThe area around and on your eyelids has some of your body's most delicate skin. Ultraviolet (UV) light from the sun can damage not only the skin, but also the cornea, lens and other parts of the eye.

In this Mayo Clinic Minute, dermatologist Dr. Dawn Davis explains why a good pair of sunglasses is much more than a fashion statement. Jeff Olsen reports.

Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute

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