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Ways to protect your eyes from air pollution

Updated On Nov 10, 2022 07:28 PM IST
  • Poisonour air can cause inflammation in eyes and lead to symptoms like watery eyes, burning sensation or pain, sore eyes, redness, itching sensation, dry eyes to name a few. However, it's possible to take care of your eye health by following these easy tips by Dr Indeevar V Mishra, Director and Chief Consultant at Bhala Netra Super Speciality Eye Hospital, Mumbai.
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"The first symptoms of issues brought about because of smog are inflammation in nose, throat, lungs, and eyes. In a few cases, respiration and breathing device also can be impacted," says Dr Mishra.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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"The first symptoms of issues brought about because of smog are inflammation in nose, throat, lungs, and eyes. In a few cases, respiration and breathing device also can be impacted," says Dr Mishra.(Unsplash)

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Wash your hands frequently and try not to the touch your eyes.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Wash your hands frequently and try not to the touch your eyes.(Unsplash)

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Stay hydrated because it will be a useful resource in tear formation. It’s vital as outside elements, including smog increase your probability of dry eyes and eye inflammation. Drinking 8 to 10 glasses of water can be a great idea.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Stay hydrated because it will be a useful resource in tear formation. It’s vital as outside elements, including smog increase your probability of dry eyes and eye inflammation. Drinking 8 to 10 glasses of water can be a great idea.(Unsplash)

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Consume a diet rich in Omega-3 fatty acids, such as leafy vegetables, carrots, spinach, almonds, walnuts, berries and fish which can be excellent for the eyes.(Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Consume a diet rich in Omega-3 fatty acids, such as leafy vegetables, carrots, spinach, almonds, walnuts, berries and fish which can be excellent for the eyes.(Pixabay)

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Wear shades while outdoors.(Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Wear shades while outdoors.(Pixabay)

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 Avoid frequent rubbing of eyes as it might damage the lens of your eye or the cornea.(Pexels) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Avoid frequent rubbing of eyes as it might damage the lens of your eye or the cornea.(Pexels)

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Lubricate your eyes with eye drops. (Pexels) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Lubricate your eyes with eye drops. (Pexels)

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Do not overuse display devices, including cell telephones and laptops. If important, find time to relax your eyes to prevent fatigue, dry eyes, and pc imaginative and prescient syndrome.(Pexels) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Do not overuse display devices, including cell telephones and laptops. If important, find time to relax your eyes to prevent fatigue, dry eyes, and pc imaginative and prescient syndrome.(Pexels)

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But if the problems do not resolve and symptoms persist, it is important to be evaluated by an ophthalmologist. (Pexels) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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But if the problems do not resolve and symptoms persist, it is important to be evaluated by an ophthalmologist. (Pexels)

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