Ultraviolet (UV) rays are invisible rays that are part of the energy that comes from the sun. UV rays can burn the eyes, hair, and skin if these parts of the body are not properly protected, or if they undergo too much exposure to the sun.The most common effect of exposure to UV rays is sunburn.Prolonged exposure to UV rays can cause skin cancer.UV radiation can also cause cataracts.
PROTECT YOURSELF AGAINST UV RADIATION:
- Use a sunscreen,one with a sun protection factor (SPF) of at least 15.In order to allow the sunscreen to achieve its maximum protection, the sunscreen should be applied about 20 minutes before you head out into the sun.
- Wear sunglasses.Sunglasses with at least 99% UV-A and UV-Bblockage do an effective screening job.
- A wide-brimmed safety hat can be worn to protect your head and face from direct sunlight.
Now, step out in the sun with confidence..!!