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    Sunwear and the science of light

    How new lens technology enhances your patients’ visual experience



    1. NASA. How “Fast” is the Speed of Light? Available at: https://www.grc.nasa.gov/www/k-12/Numbers/Math/Mathematical_Thinking/how.... Accessed 2/18/16.

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    Renato Cappuccitti
    Renato Cappuccitti is the director of sales for the optical division of Costa Sunglasses.

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      Thanks for sharing this informative post. Protecting your eyes from solar radiation is a must. Long term excessive exposure to these harmful UV rays has more serious effects. Therefore, from applying sunscreen to protect your skin from the harsh rays of the sun, be sure to protect your eyes by wearing sunglasses with additional UV protection to avoid eye damages. To protect your eyes or skin, you need special care and more tips. For more information you can visit elsunglasses.com over the web.

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