Friday, December 7, 2012
Another Look at Anderson Cooper's Sun Blindness
"Just how common is sunburning your eyes? According to Dr. Deborah Sarnoff, senior vice president of The Skin Cancer Foundation and practicing dermatologist at Cosmetique in New York, sunburns to the extent of Cooper's doesn't happen too often, but it is possible if you're not wearing the right protection." That's part of the follow-up article appearing in Time magazine, whose parent company owns CNN for whom Anderson Cooper was shotting. "'We have sunscreen we can put on our skin, but we don't have eye drops that offer a protective film for the cornea, so it is really important that everyone, and especially people with fair or light eyes, wear sunglasses that protect against both UVA and UVB rays,' says Sarnoff." Read more; see video.