Monsoon brings a great relief from scorching heat. Everyone love to get drenched and enjoy the monsoon. Along with happiness, rains also bring a host of contagions. Eye infections become very common during this season. Diseases like conjunctivitis, corneal ulcers, eye styes are common in monsoon as there is a direct contact between the eye and the rainwater. These diseases and infection may cause severe soreness and discomfort to the eyes. However, the most common symptoms of eye infections include redness, swelling and burning sensation in the eye. It is important to take precaution in order to avoid any emergency. Follow these simple tips to protect your eyes.
5 tips to protect eyes
You must not self-medicate and visit an ophthalmologist in case of an emergency.
1. Wash your eyes
One of the important thing after getting drenched in rains is to wash your eyes. Once you reach home wash your eyes with clean water and dry the sides of the eyes with a dry towel. This will clean your eyes and removes any possible bacteria which might result in an infection later.
2. Clean your contact lenses
If you wear contact lenses then make sure you clean them. Avoid waiting near water logged areas as bacterial infections prowl around unhygienic water. Don’t share any personal belongings like towels, handkerchiefs, etc. of the person infected with eye diseases or infections.
3. Eat healthy food
External measures are on one side but internal measures do matter a lot. You must avoid eating