Does wearing sunglasses prevent cataracts?
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A patient's sun exposure history is positively associated with the development of cataracts. (SOR: C, based on heterogeneous case-control studies.) Wearing sunglasses to decrease exposure likely reduces the risk of cataract formation and is recommended. (SOR: C, based on a case-control study and expert guidelines.)
Evidence-based practice 14, no. 08 (2011): 07