Delhi Monsoons! Looks like we are truly blessed with endless showers this season. Even though we love the rains with tadka of pakodas and samosas, the monsoon brings in humidity and weather change leads to a lot of infections specially eyes in the following forms.
Conjunctivitis is an inflammation of the conjunctiva. The conjunctiva is the thin clear tissue that lies over the white part of the eye and lines the inside of the eyelid.
Keratitis (Corneal ulcers)
A corneal ulcer typically occurs as a painful, red eye, with mild to severe eye discharge and reduced vision.
A stye is a common eye problem. It occurs in the form of a lump on the eyelid. Its symptoms are excruciating pain, pus discharge, redness over eyelids.
So here are the ways in which you can protect your eyes!
Clean and care
Wash your hands properly .Never touch your eyes when your hands are dirty. Some contaminants may affect your eyes.
Avoid sharing things
During Monsoon season, it is better to avoid sharing either your towels or cloths or any other personal belongings to prevent the spread of several infections.
Water Proof Makeup Kit
In rainy season dense makeup has a risk of being washed out severely and so light and sheer makeup is more advisable . It is better to use water proof makeup kit during monsoon season and never share it with others.
Never use swimming pool during Monsoon season as it pool water increases the viral attack on your eyes.
Always Carry your complete contact lens kit during monsoon. Discontinue wearing your lens if there is redness of eyes.
Use protection Eye wear
Protective Eye wear obstruct water from entering your eyes. These will help you to enjoy the monsoon rains while protecting your eyes. It comes handy when you have to ride a bike or Scooter in the rains as these Eye wear are designed in a fashion that they do not cause discomfort while riding or driving.
Avoid Road Side Food
Eat healthy home made food instead of road side food and unhygienic food otherwise it may cause to various bacterial diseases.
Use Eye drops
You can use eye drops as preventive measure to protect your eyes from infections and viruses during Monsoon .
Enjoy the rains and smile with your eyes!