AVOID “SUN BURNS”
Avoid direct or reflected sunlight from surfaces like water, sand, or any reflective surfaces like cemented roads, to all on your eyes, to avoid, a painful eye condition called PHOTOKERATITIS.
Pain, redness, and blurring of vision are its symptoms. You can avoid this by wearing sunglasses that are marked 100% UV protection and a broad-rimmed hat for eye protection.
PREVENT “SWIMMERS EYE”
Chlorine, used in swimming pools, is harsh on the eyes, esp when there is more crowd in pools in summers, the percentage of chlorine used increases. This can result in red, gritty eyes.
Keeps eyes feeling good and looking good by wearing swim goggles in the pool and splashing clear water on closed eyes immediately after getting out of the pool.
KEEPING DRY EYES AT A BAY
Summers means vacations and vacations mean outing. Spending time outside when it is hot, dry environment affects the tear film, drying out the eyes surface. To protect the eyes in such conditions wear glasses with side covers, to keep the wind away from the eye surface.
While doing outdoor work, like repairing cars, wooden work, or painting, take safety precautions to cover your eyes like the use of transparent glasses as a means of the mechanical barrier.
Be careful while using scissors, needles, and knives in presence of children in household work, they are one of the leading causes of eye injuries.
Smoking is injuries to health, in any season. Smoking not only leads to dry eyes but also eye diseases like cataracts, macular degeneration, and more. Quitting smoking reduces the risk of eye diseases.
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Author: Dr. Avani Ghodgaonkar