Every year, at this time, the pollution reaches an alarming level due to stagnant air and ensuing smog. Pollution was found at 999 per cubic meter in Delhi’s on Friday. This level of air pollution is much higher than the standards set by the World Health Organization. Due to this lethal level of air pollution, the situation has become very serious and people are facing difficulty in breathing.
Along with this, symptoms like cough, headache, burning in the eyes and itching in the eyes are also being seen due to pollution. The smog can cause severe damage to your eyes and allergic reactions. You may see symptoms like watery eyes, itching, dryness in the eyes, redness and blurred vision. In such a situation, the best way to protect the eyes from this pollution is not to leave the house. In such a situation, you can follow several tips to protect your eyes from the harmful effects of smog.
Take healthy food:
The easiest way to take care of your eyes during pollution is to consume some healthy hot beverages. Moreover, consuming foods that have vitamin A can also benefit your eyes. For this, you should include carrots, eggs, oranges, yellow vegetables, fruits and green leafy vegetables in your diet.
Drinking water is not only beneficial for your skin or body but the eyes too. When you drink enough water, your body starts getting rid of toxins. Enough water in the body provides relief from dryness in the eyes. Along with this, it also removes the waste present under the eyes through tears.
Splash water into eyes
This is the best thing during this time as this provides you instant relief. You can do this two to three times a day. This will give you relief from allergies caused by smog.
Avoid eye makeup
To avoid smog and air pollution it is advisable to keep a distance from eye makeup. Keep in mind that some makeup products can damage your eyes. During this time, keep your distance from eyeliner, eyeshadow and mascara.
Use teardrops or rose water
If you are facing eye irritation so much, you can use teardrops or rose water to lubricate your eyes. However, it is advisable to consult an Ophthalmologist before using an eye drop.