NEW YORK—Memorial Day is right around the corner, marking the unofficial start of summer all across the United States. Of course, we know how important UV protection is year-round, but there is no better time than the start of summer to remind patients and loved ones to grab their sunglasses before heading out of the house, which makes May the perfect month to celebrate UV Awareness Month. There’s still time to get involved, and the need for UV protection never ends, so this week we’re taking a look at some social media posts that celebrate UV Awareness Month to provide you with some ideas and inspiration to get involved on your own. 
The team at Belterra Eyecare in Dripping Springs and Austin, Texas, showed off some of the sunglasses they have in stock to remind patients just how important proper UV protection is. Image via belterraeyecare on Instagram.

In South Jordan, Utah, the Copper View Eye Care team shared some quick and easy ways to prevent sun damage to the eyes. Image via coppervieweyecare on Instagram.

Wise Eyes Family Eye Care in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, put together a daily sun care routine for the eyes. Image via wiseeyeswinston on Instagram.

Henry Eye Clinic, located in Fayetteville, Arkansas, spotlighted why UV Awareness Month is so important. Image via henryeyeclinic on Instagram.