Summer Travel Destinations are Heavy on Fun – and Sun
Many Top Vacation Spots Place Visitors at Risk for Increased UV Exposure
Transitions Optical offers travelers a tool to help them monitor the daily UV index for their favorite vacation destinations. By visiting www.transitions.com, travelers can type in their location and get daily UV index ratings for every stop on their trip. In addition to the UV index finder, visitors to the site can also find the latest information about how to stay protected from the sun during the summer months.
“Most people know about the need to protect their skin from harmful UV rays, yet few people realize that their eyes are just as vulnerable and should also be protected,” said Dr.
Dr. Lampert offers the following everyday steps travelers can take to lessen the threat of UV damage:
- Check the UV index daily and plan accordingly
- Wear sunscreen/lip balm with SPF protection
- Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated and combat the effects of the sun’s exposure
- Wear a wide brimmed hat and other protective clothing
- Consider photochromic lenses like, Transitions(R) lenses, to protect your eyes from distracting glare and the cumulative impact of the sun’s harmful UV rays to the eyes and the sensitive skin that surrounds them
Clear indoors and at night, Transitions lenses automatically become sunglass-dark in the presence of sunlight to improve contrast and reduce glare, while blocking 100 percent of UV rays. Beyond the protection Transitions provide, they also offer travelers the convenience of only having to bring one pair of eyewear on their trip.
To access the daily UV index report for your next vacation destination, or for the latest information on how to stay protected from the sun this summer, visit www.transitions.com.
About Transitions Optical, Inc.
Transitions Optical is a joint venture of PPG Industries, Inc. and Essilor International. The first to successfully commercialize a plastic photochromic lens in 1990, today the company is a leading provider of photochromics to optical manufacturers worldwide. Transitions Optical offers the most advanced photochromic technology in the widest selection of lens designs, materials and brand names.
Transitions(R) lenses are the ideal everyday choice for healthy sight. They are clear indoors and at night. Outdoors, they automatically darken as light conditions change. Transitions lenses provide visual comfort, and enhance visual quality by reducing glare and enhancing contrast, helping you to see better today. Transitions lenses block 100 percent of harmful UVA and UVB rays – helping to protect the health and wellness of your eyes – so you can see better tomorrow as well.
For more information about the company and Transitions lenses, the first to earn the American Optometric Association’s Seal of Acceptance for Ultraviolet Absorbers/Blockers, visit Transitions.com or contact Transitions Optical Customer Service at (800) 848-1506 (
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