Indoor Tanning Eye Safety - American Academy of Ophthalmology

Apr 29, 2014 · Tanning beds can produce UV levels up to 100 times what you would get from the sun, which can cause serious damage to the external and internal structures of the eye and eyelids. "UV damage to the eyes may result in the development of cataracts . . . as well as cancer of the uvea, which is the middle layer of tissue under the white of the eye ...…

How Do Tanning Beds Affect Eyes? Our Everyday Life

The Health Physics Society says it is imperative that you wear proper protective eye gear while in a tanning bed to prevent short- or long-term eye damage. The tanning goggles offered and sold at tanning salons are good for multiple uses and for as long as the protective film on the eye holes remains intact.…

Tanning Beds and Eye Disorders Our Everyday Life

Eye damage is not limited to sun exposure. The UV rays emitted from tanning beds can also cause eye problems. Misconceptions. Indoor tanners will often keep their eyes closed or place a towel over their face to protect their eyes while in a tanning bed. According to Dr. Susan Blakeney of the College of Optometrists, the skin of the eyelids is ...…

Eye Damage Caused By Tanning Beds DON

Oct 09, 2014 · Miss Laing claims she used a tanning bed 3 times a week since her early teens, and about 3 months ago her eyes became sore with redness which spread into her irises, later being diagnosed with pterygium. Pterygium is a benign eye growth more commonly found ……

Tanning Beds: Can They Damage Your Eyes? Insight ...

Tanning Beds: Can They Damage Your Eyes? By insight / In Eye Health, ... If you use tanning beds regularly without proper eye cover, then there are varying consequences of damage that can come from this. Cataracts are one result that can form from the UV rays requiring surgery to remove them. Photokeratitis is also a popular condition caused by ...…