Protect your eyes from the sun

Protect your eyes from the sun

Only 1 in 10 Australians remember to take sunglasses, sunscreen and a hat every time they spend time in the sun.


37%

of Australians are more likely to look for a dark tint rather than a label confirming the UV protection ordered.



Highest

Skin cancer rate

of Australians are more likely to look for a dark tint rather than a label confirming the UV protection ordered.



Survey Methodology

The study was conducted by Galaxy Research in November 2015 among a nationally representative sample of 1,012 Australians aged 18 and older. The research was commissioned by Specsavers.

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