Air Pollution Eyes Air pollution is once again reaching dangerous levels in Delhi and its surrounding areas. According to experts, the air we are breathing is full of dangerous gases and harmful pollutants.
Air Pollution & Eyes: That time of the year has come once again when the level of air pollution starts increasing in Delhi and its surrounding areas. Every year at this time we all go through the problem of pollution. The biggest reasons behind this pollution are the burning of stubble in the open, the smoke of transport vehicles and the burning of industrial waste in the open, which adds toxic pollutants to the air.
In the year 2017, the government had declared that the level of pollution had reached the danger level, leading to an emergency situation. This level of pollution can cause serious harm to health. Pollution damages almost all parts of the body. Especially those who live outside the home, including children, are most affected. This smoke damages our heart, lungs, skin as well as eyes. So let’s know how air pollution damages the eyes.
What are the problems caused by air pollution or smog?
– watery eyes
– eye irritation
– eye swelling
– red eyes
– Itching in eyes
Dry eyes: In which the eyes become dry and there is a feeling that there is garbage in the eyes.
Eye Allergies: Itching, redness, discharge from the eyes, swelling of the eyes, blurred vision and eye infection.
What to do to reduce eye discomfort?
1. Avoid exposure to harmful pollutants as much as you can. When pollution levels become dangerous, stay home as much as possible, especially in the morning when pollution levels are highest. If you want to go out, wear glasses to protect your eyes.
2. Wash hands several times a day and try not to touch the eyes.
3. Drink plenty of water, to help make enough tears. Smog makes your eyes dry, which can cause burning or itching. So drink 8 to 10 glasses of water a day.
4. Eat a diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids, including green leafy vegetables, carrots, spinach, almonds, walnuts, berries and fish. All these foods are good for eye health.
5. Wear sunglasses while going out.
6. Do not rub the eyes.
7. Use eye-drops to prevent dry eyes.
8. Don’t use mobile Phone and laptops too much
9. Contact your doctor if you experience severe burning, itching or pain in your eyes. He will advise you on the right treatment.
Disclaimer: The advice and suggestions mentioned in the article are for general information purpose only and should not be taken as professional medical advice. Always consult your doctor if you have any questions or concerns.