By Neha Yadav
Published Nov 05, 2023

Hindustan Times

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4 ways to protect your eyes from air pollution

The air quality has reached from poor to severe levels in some parts of India, especially in Delhi NCR. Air pollution can cause irritation and a burning sensation in your eyes.

Here are 4 ways you can protect your eyes from pollution.

Wear shades

Make sure to wear shades every time you step outside to protect your eyes from the air pollution. Shades create a barrier between your eyes and the pollutants in the air and help prevent eye infections.

Avoid rubbing your eyes

It is best to avoid rubbing your eyes as pollutants in your eye can cause inflammation and lead to eye infections and allergies.

Use cold compress

To get relief from eye problems caused due to pollution, apply a cold compress as it can help reduce itchiness and irritation.

Go for eye check-up

If you experience irritation in your eyes then it is very important to visit an ophthamologist and take the necessary steps with their consultation.