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Closing the UV Protection Gap

Date: Tue 20/08/2019 - Fri 20/08/2021

Provider: 20/20 Magazine

Dispensing Optician Credits: 1 Clinical

Event Type(s): Online

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An article on UV protection. Upon completion of this program, the participant should be able to:
- Learn about the current gap between UV protection standard guidelines for spectacle lenses versus the standard definition of the UV hazard range.

- Increase understanding of the importance of preventing the acute and chronic effects of UV exposure to the eye and surrounding skin.

- Raise awareness of the amplified risk that UVR exposure poses to children's eyes.

- Learn about a new sunglass level UV protection in clear lenses that is now available in Zeiss UVProtect clear lenses.

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