Many people take their eyesight and the care of their eyes for granted.

There are however several things that you can do to keep your eyes protected in order to maintain good eye health throughout the years. Here are some of them.

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Wear eye protection gear such as sunglasses and goggles

Protect your eyes from being exposed to ultraviolet radiation (UVR) by wearing sunglasses. Look for glasses that offer protection against both UVA as well as UVB rays. There are so many different brands and styles of sunglasses on the market these days. It may not be as difficult to find one that meets both your health requirements as well as your fashion needs.

Apart from the sun, chlorine in the swimming pool often affects one’s eyes. Many people complain of experiencing some discomfort with burning eyes being a common symptom. Consider wearing goggles the next time you are planning on spending some relaxing time in the pool, or are going for swimming lessons. Remember that using goggles can also help to protect your eyes when swimming in the ocean as it can offer protection against objects or contaminants that may be in the water.

While All4Women endeavours to ensure health articles are based on scientific research, health articles should not be considered as a replacement for professional medical advice. Should you have concerns related to this content, it is advised that you discuss them with your personal healthcare provider.

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