The sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays can have a lasting impact on your eyesight. According to the National Eye Institute, UV rays can contribute to cataracts, macular degeneration and more. Wearing the proper sunglasses can help protect your vision. UofL Physicians has tips for choosing the right sunglasses for you and explains why it’s important to wear your shades.


Infographic about how to choose the right sunglasses


To learn more about the importance of wearing sunglasses, read more here. Worried about your eyes and the sun?  Learn more about UofL Physicians – Eye Specialists and request an appointment today.

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Patrick Scott, O.D.

Dr. Patrick Scott is an optometrist with UofL Physicians – Eye Specialists and is also an assistant professor at the UofL School of Medicine in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. Dr. Scott received his bachelor’s degree from Canisius College in New York and his doctor of optometry degree from the New England College of Optometry. He completed his residency and fellowship at Boston University School of Medicine. He is member of the American Academy of Optometry; American Optometric Association; Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology; International Society for Eye Research; American Association of Clinical Anatomists; Kentucky Optometric Association; Optometric Retina Society; and Sports Vision Society.

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