TAKING CARE OF EYES IN SUMMERS

TAKING CARE OF EYES IN SUMMERS

AVOID “SUN BURNS”

Avoid direct or reflected sunlight from surfaces like water, sand or any reflective surfaces like cemented road, to all on your eyes, to avoid, painful eye condition called PHOTOKERATITIS.

Pain, redness, blurring of vision are its symptoms. You can avoid this by wearing sunglasses that are marked 100% uv protection and broad rimmed hat for eye protection.

PREVENT “SWIMMERS EYE”

Chlorine , used in swimming pools, are harsh on 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 pool and splansh 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 eyes in such conditions wear glasses with side covers, to keep wind away from eye surface.

EYE SAFETY

While doing outdoor works, like reparing car, wooden work, painting, take safety precautions to cover eyes like use of transparent glasses as a means of mechanical barrier.

Be careful while using scissors, needles, knives in presence of children in household works, they are one of the leading causes of eye injuries.

QUIT SMOKING

Smoking is injuries to health, in any season. Smoking not only leads to dry eyes, but also eye diseases like cataract, macular degenerations and more. Quitting smoking reduces risk of eye diseases.

For detail please visit Anaya Eye Hospital & Neuro Care Centre – Best eye hospital in Indore

Author : Dr. Avani Ghodgaonkar