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UV filter for glasses - worth it or not?

I came across a study: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5233810/
which claims that natural UV exposure can be a protective factor to prevent myopia progression.

However, other sources say that UV radiation causes cataracts and macular degeneration https://www.sharecare.com/health/eye-vision-health/how-uv-coating-eyeglasses-protect

For the record, I have been wearing glasses since 6 years old and they always had UV filters on it. Now my myopia is around -6.

I'd like to ask for advice if UV filter for glasses really worths it? Given people spend most of their time indoors now.
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177275 tn?1511755244
For myopia prevention or slowing progression the recommendation is outside activities greater than 1 hour/day. Not so much 'natural' light as not focusing at near. In Asia myopia epidemic much worse than West. Schools are being built with glass walls so children can look "far away'.  You should get UV filter on glasses as reduce risk of cataracts and macular degeneration as you get older.
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Thank you for the quick reply.
See the thing is, I always had my glasses on as a kid, and the glasses did have UV filters on it. I played outside for hours a day.

Does that mean the due to wearing UV filtered lenses my outdoor time didn't count?

And another thing, I'm 23 now, I work in an office and I rarely go outside. Is UV filter still a good idea?
No not at all. It means that if you had not played outside so much you might be -10.00  Yes UV filter is good idea. I have on all my glasses and recommend to all my patients.   Not the same as "anti-reflective" wish is hard to keep clean, not durable and very expensive.
Thanks for the comment. One more thing- what do you make of the first study I linked?

I mean yes we wear the filtered lenses but outdoor light still hits our eyes around thoses lenses.
177275 tn?1511755244
I'm not an expert in that field but 1. I don't see many other articles like that in the literature.  2. The authors have a vested financial interest in the article and the products it suggests.    Low dose atropine and outside play are the two primary proven methods for rapidly progressing myopia in CHILDREN  not help adults.
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