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I briefly stepped outside without...
I briefly stepped outside without my sunglasses but I'm worried that the exposure to UVA rays might have caused some eye damage. How long does it take for UVA rays to damage eyes? Is just a few seconds of exposure fine or will it cause permanent damage to the eye in the long-term?
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Eye Doctor: Dr Uzair, Doctor replied 10 months ago
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Eye Doctor: Dr Uzair, Doctor replied 10 months ago

No, it does not cause eye damage within few seconds rather everyday exposure for long time can do the damage so no worries.

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
Thank you. One more question Doctor. What do you think about the information online that says UVA rays can cause damage in a brief amount of time? Do you think that's false information?
Customer reply replied 10 months ago
I'm just worried because I don't want to get eye damage. I work mostly indoors though.
Eye Doctor: Dr Uzair, Doctor replied 10 months ago

Thanks for the reply.

No, it does not cause it in seconds in otherwise healthy person. All the information online is not reliable.

Hope this helps.

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