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How does Ultraviolet Light affect a child’s eyes?2 main types of Ultraviolet (UV) Light:    UVA - is visible and causes tanning and contributes to aging.    UVB - is invisible and causes sunburn and skin cancer. UVB is more damaging.♣    80% of a lifetime sun exposure is obtained before age 18.♣    Children from the ages of birth to adolescence are at greatest risk to accrue eye damage from ultraviolet light.♣    Immediately after birth, nearly all UV Light is transmitted through the lens to the retina of the infant’s eye because an infant’s lenses have not begun the critical development necessary to...

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