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Eyecare Tips – Make Your Diwali Joyfull and Safe

Diwali is biggest festival of our country so make your Diwali full of fun and as well as safe with this few helpful tips. Diwali brings lots of fun, enjoyments and especially brightness in our life, but sometimes this brightness will convert to darkness due to carefree playing with firecrackers and sparklers.

Every year average 10 to 15 % of age 5 to 20 years people’s burn injury happens with firecrackers, in adults age 25 to 40 years 5 % to 7 % burn case happens. Man and boys are common  victims, asthmatic person, small babies, pregnant woman, aged person these persons are more in risk of injuries and sound shock, excessive smoke can cause breathing problem and eye irritation. While in mood of celebration it is very natural to forget the safety and this carelessness may cause serious eye injuries or burn or it may leads to permanent vision loss.

Eyecare Tips For Diwali:- 

Wear Eye Glass: Best to wear goggles or spectacle while playing with fireworks because accident can happens anytime.

Make Distance: Firecrackers contains explosive gun power it cause heat and explosion, best way to burst crackers maintain safe distance. Choose open area to burst may have less harmful effects of smokes to human body.

Wash Face and Hands: Diwali is special for making Rangoli with power colours, chemical may cause eye irritation, unpredictably crackers bust out as soon as possible wash face and eyes with normal water for 10minutes thoroughly. More cleanliness has reduces the risk of eye infection. If any particle stuck to eye do not rub and do not try to remove by yourself check by near hospital.

Waring for Contact Lens: Avoid contact lens while playing with fireworks, your eyes get irritate with heat, smoke, better to wear spectacle or goggles will protect from any particle get in touch with eyes.

Choose of Cloth: Loose cloths, synthetic fabrics are more prone to fire for risk of burning. Improper handling of crackers is a high risk, do not cover crackers with any pot, tin, glass.

Supervise: Parents should be presents while children are playing, in case of any burn happens immediately patch or cover burn area by cotton or clean cotton cloth and consult with eye specialist.

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Blue Light from Computer Screen May Damage Your Eye

Our modern life is full use of digital device, they are all around we can not start our day without using digital device like computer, laptop, smartphone, tab, but 70% of people do not know that long period use of electronic device may damage your eyes. Though we cannot live without these devices so we have to protect your precious treasure our eyes and day by day our use of screen will increase with technology. These devices contain more blue light which is harmful for eyes.

Which light is Harmful for Eyes:- 

Human eye can see visible white light that is made with 7 different light VIBGYOR e.g. violet, indigo, blue, green, yellow, orange, red. It exists between wavelength from 350mn to 750nm. Blue light has 400-430nm, it has short wavelength light is more strong energy and high damage property to our vision. High wavelength has less energy, low risk of damages.

Blue Light Sources:-

The main source is sunlight, but when you are not in sun expose indoor source are- digital screen, computers, laptop, smartphone, CFL blub, LED light. Sufficient amount of Blue light is necessary for good health but more amount of blue light may cause damage your eyes like this:- 

Retina May Affect

Prolong expose to blue light can lead to damage retina cause macular degeneration results are vision problem, regular doctor check-up will restore the vision.

Eyestrain

You may notice only in working days your eyes are dry, feels headache, fatigue, a bit blurry vision, less sleep-in night but you will not feel these when your eyes are off from computer. Blue light also helps to boost cognitive function and elevates mood, maintain circadian rhythm means natural wake and sleep cycle but excessive exposure will affect on circadian rhythm.

How to Protect from Blue Light:- 

Digital screen filter use can reduce the amount of ray coming from electronic devices, could not reach to retina.

Blue blocking lens

A particular type of lens material which cuts the extra amount of blue light only not the normal blue light which is required to see. It increases contrast, gives cooling effect in eye, helps in eyestrain, also cuts UV light comes from sunlight. Anti-reflective coating lens reduce the excessive light comes from computer, increase contrast.

Minimum screen time

Every half an hour the eye should be off from digital device, give your eyes rest and blink as much as you can.

Morden technology helps after cataract surgery Intra ocular lens will implanted as a replacement of cloudy natural lens. So, it is important that artificial lens should have UV protected and blue light resist property, lens can help to see as well as protect retina.

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Eyecare Tips For Monsoon | Eyesight4you

Rainy season is best pleasant relief from sunburn, heat, sandy summer but at the same time rain may cause eye infection, irritation on eye, so a little careful to your eye hygiene definitely help to control major eye issue. Many of us may have experience of several eye problems with rainy season.

Know Complication:- 

  1. A proper eye care need to protect from these problems like,Conjunctivitis, main symptoms are redness, swelling, itching, a bit watering.
  2. Stye, boil in upper or lower eyelid or lid margin.
  3. Dryness, people may face dry because of not wearing any eyewear or glass. Option is to use lubricating eye drops or consult with eye doctor, contact lens wearer having this symptom more often.
  4. Corneal ulcer, due to several time touching with dirty hand may cause dangerous painful infection in cornea, this may lead to corneal ulcer, better to wash eyes with fresh normal water and obvious consult with eye doctor.

Know the Tips to Stay Healthy in this Monsoon Season:-

Wear glass or sunglass: Protect from rain water, dirt, clay, other foreign particle, these are the main cause of eye infection, conjunctivitis, redeye, itching, stye, corneal ulcer. It is important to get wash hand, face and eye with clean water.

Avoid contact lens: Specially in travelling, is better to discontinue in rainy season, because wearing of lens a risk of accumulation of dirt over lens may cause corneal infection or ulcer. If you are more use to lens make sure your lens is properly clean and change solution in every 2 days.

Hygiene Maintain: Wash hands & face with cold, clean water regularly when you come from outside weather, do not hit water directly on eye, it may cause dryness, redness better to use artificial tear drops to make eyes cool.

Less Makeup & Cosmetics: Those who are having itching in eyes better not to use eye makeup, do not share makeup products with others and use best brand, also stick to one brand. Do not share handkerchief or towel may bacterial infection spread to others. Try to eat healthy food, do not self-medicate.

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