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Canada is well below international standards for clear lens UV protection

Saturday, July 20th 2019, 1:45 pm - Lenses that do reach the international standard are becoming more widely available

Experts are warning that Canadians might be turning a blind eye to UV protection in clear prescription lenses.

Majority of these lenses only block a portion of UV rays and experts say that this could cause harm to our eyes.

In addition to a lack of awareness about this issue, experts say that there is a considerable disconnect between Canadian standards for clear lens UV protection and international standards.

Video journalist Michelle Mackey has more on the story in the video above.

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