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Eye Safety During the Festive Season

 

The festive season is now upon us and it is a great time of year, but while most people are preparing themselves for Christmas, hospitals, eye doctors and eye clinics are preparing for a rise in the number of eye injuries at this time of year. The majority of the common eye injuries during Christmas time are avoidable and here we will look at some of these eye injuries and how you can help prevent them and have an eye injury-free festive season.

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Conjunctivitis; What Is It?

 

Conjunctivitis is a very common eye condition that many people get and it is often called pink eye or red eye. It affects the conjunctiva, which is the top layer of tissue that covers the surface of the eye.

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How Does Drinking Alcohol Affect Your Eyes?

 

Drinking alcohol can of cause effects to your entire body including your eyes. A low intake of alcohol shouldn’t cause you any health problems but drinking alcohol heavily can potentially cause health problems including harmful effects to your eyes.

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Spring Clean Your Eye Health; 5 Top Tips

 

As winter starts to fade and spring starts to come to life, there are many things that can cause your eyes to become irritated, sore and tired. Spring is a great time to ‘spring clean’ your eye health to make sure you have a great year ahead with the best possible eyes. Here are a few simple tips to kick start your own eye health spring clean.

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Corneal Infections

 

A corneal infection can arise from various situations. They can occur following damage to the cornea if a foreign object has touched the eye, this could be from accidentally poking your eye with something or getting grit or even an eyelash in the eye. Corneal infections can also start from contact lens wear if the contact lens has bacteria on it, this could be from touching your lenses with dirty hands, this bacterium then gets transferred to the cornea.

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