Eye hate sunshine.
Byline: DR GARETH SMITH
Q THE sun always bothers my eyes, forcing me to squint squint: see strabismus. . I don't want to wear sunglasses as I look stupid. But will the glare damage my eyes?
A YES. Glare will cause chronic inflammation chronic inflammation
Inflammation that may have a rapid or slow onset but is characterized primarily by its persistence and lack of clear resolution; it occurs when the tissues are unable to overcome the effects of the injuring agent. to the white of the eyes exposed to the sun's rays. This can lead to the build-up of scar and fat tissue, known as a pinguecula. They are not harmful but can get inflamed and itchy. Hhigh-quality sunglasses prevent this - if it's good enough for movie stars, such as Pierce Brosnan and Rene Russo in the Thomas Crown Affair, it's good enough for you!
Specs appeal: Rene Russo and Pierce Brosnan