There are several reasons for wearing dark glasses by blind people. Some of the reasons are given below:
It notifies others at a distance, crowded places, public places that he/she has no vision. In addition to glasses, they also carry a white cane.
Some people lose vision due to injuries and eyes are disfigured. They like to keep their eyes hidden from people around.
They wear glasses to protect their eyes from physical dangers such as hanging branches, doors, and windows of the house. Glasses help them shield against such physical hazards.
They wear dark glasses to block harmful ultra-violet radiation and bring down the intensity of ambient light. Prolonged exposure to ultra-violet rays can cause inflammation of the cornea, cataracts, or ocular cancer.
Most blind people are not totally blind. These people have a very small field of vision that enables them to see in a narrow zone. Special glasses help these people.
Several blind people wear dark glasses for beauty and looking smart because they are embarrassed for the physical look of their eyes.