It may not be very sunny right now, but it is National Sunglasses Day! Did you know that the eyelid region is one of the most common sites for skin cancers? Skin cancers of the eyelid account for 5 to 10 percent of all skin cancers. Wearing sunglasses that block 99-100 percent of UV radiation is an important way to prevent not only skin cancers around the eye, but also cataracts! Read up on “How to Choose the Best Sunglasses” from the American Academy of Ophthalmology via the link below. So protect your peepers with some qualtity eyewear! Have a great day!