- 2 hrs ago Labyrinthitis: Types, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis And Treatment
- 3 hrs ago Can Diabetics Donate Blood? Everything You Need To Know
- 3 hrs ago Q-Rious 2019: A Corporate Networking Event For LGBTQ+ Community Is Going To Be Held In Delhi
- 3 hrs ago Malavika Mohanan Makes Us Want To Up Our Dress Game With Casual Outfits
- Automobiles Jawa Perak: Top Features To Know About One Of India's First Bobber-Style 300cc Motorcycle
- News "A pattern of harassment" emerging, says Amnesty India on CBI raids
- Sports WWE Superstar Charlotte Flair takes special dance lesson from Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan - Watch
- Movies Bigg Boss 13 Day 46 - Will Mahira and Paras be the next duo to part ways in the Bigg Boss house?
- Finance Why Did Bharti Airtel Shares Gain In Trade On Friday Despite Massive Q2 Loss?
- Travel Jabalpur - A Dream Destination For All Seasons
- Technology Vodafone Idea's ARPU Declines To Rs.107 During Q2FY20
- Education Delhi Nursery Admission 2020-21: Explore Admission Schedule And Registration Details
Lets have a look at these monsoon eye infections:
Conjunctivitis: It is the inflammation of the conjunctiva due to the mucous membrane that line sup the eye lid and its surface. It is caused due to viral or fungal infection, dust, pollen or cosmetics and is characterized by redness, swelling and burning of the eyes. Conjunctivitis is cured in days. Cure conjunctivitis by medication and wear dark glasses to prevent hand contact with the eyes and keeps them cool.
Dry eyes: In this eye infection, eyes have constant tears flow and lubrication to sustain vision. This imbalance of tear flow causes dry eyes and leads to eye irritation, pain and blur vision. Exposure to dust, wind and cold air are causes of dry eyes. Therefore, maintain eye care in the monsoon season. It can be cured by medication but if it does not reduce, consult an ENT doctor.
Eye stye: This is an eye infection of monsoon season which causes a painful lump along the eyelid. It is caused by bacterial infections of monsoon. Eye stye can be treated at home wet and warm compresses and medication.
Cornea ulcers: This is an infection in the cornea, a thin layer over the iris in the eyes. An open sore on the cornea is recognized as cornea ulcer. This monsoon eye infection causes severe eye pain, pus discharge and blurring of vision and is caused by bacterial, viral or fungal infection. It is a serious infection and the affected should consult an ophthalmologist as early as possible.
Eye care tips for monsoon:
- To avoid monsoon eye infections ash your hands and keep them clean. Avoid keeping big nails as dust settles in the spaces. Even wash hands after touching eyes, face and using an eye medicine.
- Keep an anti-bacterial lotion when you go outdoors.
- Avoid wearing contact lens during eye infection. Never share lens solution and containers with anyone and clean properly before and after use.
- Be careful while using eye makeup and check the date of the eye cosmetic product before applying. Avoid using any cosmetic product during infection.
- Use eye protection like glasses when exposed to wind or dust. It is advised to wear safety glasses while working with chemicals to avoid eye contact.
So, follow these eye care tips during monsoon to avoid eye infections during monsoon season.