Eye injuries are can be disturbing, for the person suffering, for a person witnessing it, for you – the reader and also for me. Not many of us will know the full extent of the injury or recognise it properly. It can then get more problematic when we try to mend it by involuntarily rubbing the eye or trying to apply first aid by removing the nasty intruder.
Here are six common eye injuries and a short guide...
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Having red eyes may be alarming for you, especially when they’re nasty, bloodshot eyes. Basically, eye redness develops when blood vessels in the eye are swollen or dilated. The condition is caused by several factors – some serious, others not so much. If you notice the white part of your eye change its color to pink or red, you might have one of these:
1. Conjunctivitis or Pink Eye
Conjunctivitis, commonly known by most parents as...
Travelling can throw up many challenges, one of those that many people can easily overlook is looking after your eyes. Different environments and varying conditions can be a problem, especially if you have sensitive eyes. The last thing you need is to have to use your medical insurance whilst you’re abroad.
Here are some tips for making sure your eyes stay healthy when you’re travelling abroad.
Avoid direct sunlight
One of the most important senses that we have is our vision. We take it for granted by working too long at the computer, going out without sunglasses and not getting regular eye exams. We only have two eyes and we certainly want them to be at the peak of their performance for as long as they can.
There are several precautions that you can take to keep your eyes safe:
- Regular Check-ups
If you’ve ever purchased a pair of glasses you understand how expensive they can be. The glasses that you choose say a lot about you and your style. You can look fun and funky, sexy, smart, retro or have glasses that simply disappear on the face if they are rimless. Once you find the perfect pair of glasses you should take care of them.
When you take your glasses off and put them on, grab them...
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Sunglasses have always been one of those fashion accessories that have always looked cool, no matter what. Of course, there are some people that maybe can not pull off the sunglass look, but it is very rare. But, sunglasses are not just for fashion, they are also highly beneficial to the health of the eyes.
The history of sunglasses go back all the way to ancient China, and you can bet your...
You need to be very careful when it comes to shopping for sports eyewear because these items can be quite expensive. True, you can find a number of cheaper and affordable options; however, they might not be able to offer the same level of quality as some of the top brands on the market. It is not really advisable to just merely purchase the first type of eyewear that you see because it may...