Question of the Day – Friday September 6, 2019

Question – What are the potential ocular adverse effects of excessive exposure to UV radiation from sunlight?

 

 

Answer- The potential ocular adverse effects of excessive exposure to UV radiation include cataract formation, pterygium, skin cancer around the eyes, and macular degeneration.(https://www.epa.gov/sunsafety/health-effects-uv-radiation; accessed August 2019)