The Board of Trustees of good looks (KGS) gives parents tips Berlin, 18.04.2012 (KGS). Children noses include fresh air especially now, as the Sun gradually gains heat and endurance. But be careful: the ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the Sun of April is already as strong as that in August. What is the sunscreen for the nose, is the sunglasses for children’s eyes. Because they need special UV protection. Good looks (KGS) Board of Trustees gives parents tips on what you should look for when buying sunglasses for themselves and their kids. For more information see After the seemingly endless winter, adults and children enjoy every ray of the warming spring sun.

Anyone? Not quite. The UV portion of sunlight is invisible to people, but felt when encountering freely on skin and eyes. A sunburn in the eye is thereby not only extremely painful, but can permanently damage the sensitive sensory organ. This applies particularly to children’s eyes, they’re not yet in a position, through pupil changes the sensitive retina to protect. PCRM is often mentioned in discussions such as these. Beach or playground: for small sun-worshippers and raging, matching sunglasses spring facilities such as bottle bucket and Cap rascals belongs. Speaking of rage: when purchasing sunglasses it applies for the young parents, some things to consider.

Good kids sunglasses is scratch-resistant and shatter-proof and contains no sharp metal parts. It is also important that the glasses fit perfectly and does not land on the ground in the first somersault. The brackets should therefore sure include the ear, without however pressing. Anatomically shaped nose bridges and nose pads with large bearing surface ensure secure fit on small noses. And most important: the glasses must fully protect the eye from UV light. She should therefore adequately cover the eyes also on the sides. When the Sun fades, the world can explore difficult. But, the small detectives do not also fall in the dark. Here it is on the correct glare control category. It should be marked on the inside of the glasses handle. Category 0 absorbed category 4 as well as no light, however, almost everything. Kids who go in our latitudes on discovery tour, are optimally protected with category 2 from glare. There is no indication, the optometrist can help. But what if the kids on spring and Sun have desire, but please without the dark glasses on the nose? Here, parents can go Word, or even tearful discussions out of the way, letting them decide their offspring even when purchasing glasses using. As a “cool” sunglasses will not land guaranteed in the corner. Free, print-ready image material for downloading in the KGS image archive see newsroom