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Healthy Headlines: Protect your eyes from harmful impact of the sun this summer; block UV light

St. Elizabeth Healthcare During the summer, the temperatures increase and we all become very aware of the sun’s impact on our life. We vigilantly put on sunscreen to protect our skin, but have you thought about the sun’s impact on your eyes?  
 The sun emits radiation in the form of ultraviolet (UV) light. Although UV rays make up a small portion of the sun’s rays, they damage your skin cells...