On sunny days, most adults wear sunglasses when they are outside. But, how often do you see children wearing sunglasses? It is very rare and this should not be the case. Children just like adults need to protect their eyes. In the summertime it is extremely important that children wear sunglasses in order to prevent eye damage caused by the sun's rays, warn ophthalmologists. Ophthalmologist’s opinion is that the eyes are the most affected by the harmful solar radiation to our 18 years, because in that period to 80% of life activities involves exposure to UV rays. Some parents encourage their children to wear sunglasses. This may last for a short time. Often, those sunglasses get lost or broken.