Can the eyes be affected by sunburn?
Exposure to too much sunlight can cause a condition called corneal keratitis, which is similar to sunburn. As with the skin, the eyes can also develop cancers such as melanoma. Wearing sunglasses that meet Australian Standards can help to protect your eyes.
Author: Idan Ben-Barak
First answered: 13 Jul 2015
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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