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Spring is the perfect time to get off your couch and get moving outside. However, when you have a little one, getting outside isn’t as simple as walking out the door. Not only do you need to pack a diaper bag full of necessities but you also need to make sure their skin and eyes are shielded from the sun. You know that you should put sunscreen on your baby’s skin but how can you care for their eyes? From wearing a UV-proof hat to sunglasses, this article will discuss a few ways you can shield your baby’s eyes from the sun. Read on to learn more.
One of the easiest ways to make sure your baby’s eyes are protected from the sun is to make sure they are wearing a hat, and not just any hat but a UV-proof one. Made from material that is designed with extra layers to keep the sun out, a UV-proof that will not only protect your baby’s skin but it will also protect their eyes.
Another easy and effective way to shield your little one’s eyes from the sun is to make sure that you are using your stroller cover when outside. In fact, many stroller covers now contain a UV lining to help keep the sun out even more.
One of the hardest things to get a baby to wear is sunglasses. Although they are an extremely effective way to protect your little one’s eyes, they are also almost impossible to keep on their faces. When choosing sunglasses for your baby, make sure that they aren’t too tight because they may cause headaches. Additionally, look for a pair that has an elastic back that wraps around their head to help prevent them from falling off.
It’s hard enough to keep your eyes protected from the sun, but it can be even harder to protect your baby’s eyes. Luckily, by using the tips listed above, you can make sure your child stays safe and comfortable for the rest of the warmer months. To learn more about vision care, contact Precision Vision today!