New Delhi: Eyes are considered to be one of the most delicate organs in the body. However, a variety of cosmetics and weather changes, especially during winter, can cause various issues. If not taken care at the right time, it can lead to serious problems.
Other then the changing weather and cosmetics, wearing of contact lens can also have an adverse effect on the eyes. There may be problems like irritation, tears and redness in the eyes. Those wearing contact lens for a prolonged time during the winter months should take special care of their eyes.
Protect your eyes like this
Many people have Eye Dryness problems during the winter season. Due to the cold weather and the winds, the natural moisture of the eyes tend to dry up. It is advised to keep yourself warm all the time during this season and if it gets too cold, try wearing goggles. This will help protect your eyes from the biting cold.
Avoid Touching Your Eyes Frequently
Do not touch the eyes repeatedly with your hands in cold weather. Germs, viruses and dust particles present in the hands cause a lot of damage to the eyes. It can also lead to problems like viral keratitis (an infection of the cornea).
Important Steps To Keep In Mind
– Keep your hands and feet properly covered to protect yourself in the cold weather. It will help keep you warm. Sometimes, the eyes start watering when it gets very cold.
– Pollution levels in many cities such as Delhi increase during the winter. Try and leave the house by covering the eyes properly when there is too much pollution.
– It is very important to keep the face moisturized properly in the cold weather. Skin dryness can also affect the eyes. Try to avoid dryness by applying any winter cream on the exposed skin surfaces. It will help in keeping the skin healthy.
Disclaimer: ABP News does not confirm the methods, treatments, and claims mentioned in this article. Kindly take these as suggestions only. please consult a doctor before following any of the above-mentioned treatments/medications/diets.
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