Ultraviolet rays can damage your eyes. The role of sunglasses is to decrease visible light to a comfortable level while simultaneously blocking potentially harmful UVR. Both children and adults should wear protective sunglasses to protect the eyes.

If you wear eyeglasses on a regular basis, it makes good sense to wear prescription sunglasses. Dr. Townsend can fit you with the right optics and options for your eyes … and you fit yourself for a frame from our wide selection!
Wear your sunglasses when you are…

  • Outdoors, especially during the summer, and also in the winter
  • Driving in sunlight
  • On the beach
  • Boating
  • Skiing
  • Taking medication that sensitizes your eyes to light