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

Australia has the highest skin cancer rate in the world.



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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