Everyone experiences eye problems every now and then, but constant issues and problems can result in serious issues for your eyes. Prevention is always better than a cure. So here are some tips on keeping your eye’s healthy and infection free:
UV rays are quite strong and will have a serious effect on the health of your eyes. You can purchase UV resistant sunglasses almost anywhere these days, and even fashionable designers make glasses which block out UV rays.
Hats are also a great way to protect your eyes from the UV rays as well.
Protective goggles are essential when handling chemical. Everyone knows how dangerous household chemicals, so even when using bleach or scrubbing the toilet, you should be using protective goggles.
Everyone should be wearing goggles while swimming in the ocean or swimming pools. The ocean has high levels of salt which could be detrimental to the health of your eyes, chlorine can do the same.
Take care of your contacts
If you wear contact lenses it is essential that you take good care of them. If they aren’t taken care of their long term effects on your eyes could be very damaging.
Of course, regular check-ups are a must do if you want to maintain your eye health. If you wear corrective lenses then check-ups should be a least once every two years. If you have a healthy eye sight, then it should be every four years. If you have a family history of eye conditions, you should consult a professional for advice.