Eye Protection at the time of Corona

Our eyes might play an important role in the spread and prevention of the new covid 19
outbreak seen allover the world.
To cut your personal risk of contracting the new coronavirus,
avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth with unwashed hands.
Patients who have contracted the new coronavirus may have ocular symptoms.
Conjunctivitis is an inflammation of the membrane over the eyeball.
It is often referred to as “red eye” or “pink eye”.
The coronavirus also could be transferred from the hands to the eyes.
For example, you could get coronavirus in your eye if you touches your eyes with corona virus infected hands.
How to protect your eyes from Covid19.
Prevention is the best medicine.
Here are five ways to reduce your chances of getting viral infections.
1. Wash your hands Regularly.
You must wet your hands, pour running water, apply soap, lather and scrub for 20 seconds,
then rinse. After washing your hands, air dry them or use a dry and clean towel.
2. Don’t touch your eyes
Resist the urge to dab, touch or wipe your eyes, or touch other parts of your face,
whether or not you have symptoms of illness right now.
3. Avoid sharing personal items
Don’t share items such as contact cases, eye drops, face makeup or makeup brushes,
pillowcases, or bath or hand towels, the CDC recommends.
4. Switch from contacts to glasses
Contact lens wearers may want to switch to eyeglasses temporarily to avoid hand contact with eyes.
5. Wear Your Sunglasses and Protective Glasses.
To avoid hand touch on eyes always wear your Eyeglasses Sunglasses or Protective glasses.