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Prepare Your Eyes For Summer

Come summertime, protecting your eyes is one of the best things you can do for yourself. Preparing your eyes for summer need not be expensive nor extensive. But first, let’s take a look at what can happen if you don’t take adequate precautions for your eyes. Thanks to Island Eyecare Optometrists for their sponsored post.

  1. Overusing eyedrops – while they may provide temporary relief, overuse of eyedrops can constrict the vessels in and around the eye – which will only lead to more redness.
  2. Rubbing your eyes constantly – your hands are constantly touching things which are exposed to bacteria. Rubbing your eyes with dirty hands can lead to eye infections.
  3. Wearing your contact lenses for too long.
  4. Not giving your eyes a rest. From smartphones, to computer screens and on to TVs, our eyes hardly get a rest from staring at screens all day. Disconnect for a while –