Uv Rays

Have Fun In The Sun, But Be Sure To Protect Your Eyes From Harmful UV Rays

Dr Nigel Best | Posted 28.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Nigel Best

This Macular Week (26 June - 2 July) - which aims to raise awareness of a range of macular-related conditions - we at Specsavers will be advising customers about the risk of sun exposure and the importance of wearing sunglasses or contact lenses with sufficient levels of UV protection.

New Sunbathing Warning: There's 'No Safe Way To Tan'

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 09.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Sun-seekers have been told that there is "no safe or healthy way to tan" by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). The new g...

This Video Proves Why You Should Wear Suncream (If Any Were Needed)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

While healthy sun exposure carries its fair share of benefits - vitamin D is linked to improved mental and physical health - merciless tanning and pai...

The Wearable Gadget Has One Function: It Will Save Your Life.

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Tech

A wristband which monitors the amount of UV rays you are exposed to has been unveiled in London. As part of the Wearable Technology Conference, Ame...

'UV' Bracelet Keeps Track Of Your Exposure To The Sun

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

A new digital bracelet designed to monitor your exposure to UV rays has been unveiled. The 'June' bracelet by Netatmo was announced at the CES 2014...

Had Too Much Sun?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.05.2013 | UK Tech

We've all done it - spent a day in the sun and sought shelter before we're burnt - only to develop a lobster-esque sheen long after we're safely in th...

Soaking Up The Sun 'May Cut Women's Arthritis Risk'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Soaking up the sun may reduce a woman's risk of rheumatoid arthritis, a study has shown. Over-exposure to the sun's ultraviolet (UV) rays can damag...

Strawberries ‘Protect The Skin From Sunburn’

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 08.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Strawberry extracts could protect the skin against harmful ultraviolet (UV) damage, a recent study has suggested. Italian researchers from the Univ...

Fish Can Get Skin Cancer Too

PA | Posted 02.08.2012 | UK

Skin cancer in wild marine fish has been discovered for the first time, new research has revealed. The study, conducted by Newcastle University and...

How The Sun Could Combat Chickenpox

PA | Posted 19.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Ultraviolet rays could help prevent the spread of chickenpox, new research has shown. The discovery, which suggests people in milder climates ar...

Sun's Rays More Harmful Than Previously Thought, Says Study

Georgia James | Posted 07.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

UVA rays, emitted by the sun and tanning beds, are more dangerous than previously thought, according to new research. Although associated with pre...