Eye protection is protective gear for the eyes, which come in many types depending upon the threat it has to be reduced. The threats can be particles, light, wind blast, heat, sea spray etc. Safety Goggles are form of protective Eyeware that usually protect the eye area in order to prevent particulates, infectious fluids or chemicals from striking the eyes. The most common forms of eye protection against light are sunglasses. These primarily protect against UV light from the sun and help increase visibility in bright conditions. Welding glass protects against glare and flying sparks. It's a more extreme implementation of the same idea as sunglasses, suited to the more intense light generated during welding.