Protection from the sun also includes protecting your eyes. Sunglasses not only make you look good but they protect your delicate eyes. Recently Reporter Anderson Cooper had an unpleasurable experience with his eyes. While working in Portugal, he was not wearing sunglass while out on the water and resulted in sunburn to the retina. Sunglasses help to protect your eyes and helps to prevent cataracts. Wearing protective eyewear year round is very important. Sunglasses help to keep out harmful UV rays that comes from the sun. So let this be a warning to all to protect your eyes as much as possible so that you aren’t temporarily blinded or much worse can happen to your eyes.