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UV rays are harmful to us. How?

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UV (ultraviolet) rays are very harmful to us. They damage the eyes as more than 99% of UV radiation is absorbed by the front of the eyes. It can lead to corneal damage, cataract, skin cancer, blindness. It also causes premature ageing of the skin, suppression of the immune system etc.

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