Nearly half of the estimated 2.5 million eye injuries reported each year happen in and around the home, according to the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Ocular Trauma. More than 40% of those eye injuries happen during everyday activities such as cooking.
Here's how to protect your eyes while you're working in the kitchen:
Keep safety glasses handy. Most of us think of safety glasses for operating potentially dangerous power equipment. But protective eyewear has...
Mild pinkeye can be caused by solutions used for cleaning contacts.
Rinse contacts well after cleaning. If this is not enough to stop your pinkeye,
you may need to change your contact solution or your contacts.
It is important to clean your contacts thoroughly to remove any virus
or bacteria from the contacts after having pinkeye. If the contacts are not
thoroughly cleaned, they can reinfect your eye. If you are not able to clean
your contacts thoroughly, your health professional may be able to clean your
contacts or you may need to replace them. If you have disposable contacts, it
is better to use a new pair after having pinkeye.