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Does having uv glasses help protect the eyes from computer rays?

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Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
44 years experience in Ophthalmology
No: There are no "computer rays" so no worry about protection--uv protection in glasses protects the eye form harmful effect of uv rays from the sun.
Answered on Mar 26, 2013

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