Eyes are indeed the most precious element of our anatomy that needed to be properly taken care of. Eyes are the ultimate sensory organ that be a medium to know and explore through your eyes and fact is they are also more likely to be prone to complication by external factors and even in rare cases by the medications used for treatment of other health conditions as side effects, which could get worst in left unattained.
Some of the most common eye related complications like eye infection, dry eyes, irritations and even some serious complications like cataract, glaucoma, and even some cases loss of vision. Though for most cases medical science have treatment option and can seek some of counter medics from local or online pharmacy to prevent complications and maintain health of your eyes. And event there are tips, alteration and habits you can adapt to, that would keep you follow the agenda.
Eye Sty: the red, painful lump near the edge of the eyelid that may look like a boil or pimple is indeed distinct complication and temp to pop like a pimple but you should be trying better ways to deal with it. Either you can clean to remove the source of infection by using a cotton ball or swab and warm water. Or you can use hot compress technique by using a lint-free cloth dipped in warm water, wrung well before applying as compress on closed eye. Hot compress is more effective as it increases the blood circulation and fastens the process of maturing, which can then drain out a lot quicker.
Pink Eye (conjunctivitis): such condition can be causes by infestation of infectious elements and to sooth that you have to disinfect with the most potent element in the nature, and that is Salt. You can add it to boiling water, set it to cool, dip cotton ball in it and place on the affected area. It is very easy and helpful remedy for conjunctivitis as cold water compress is more soothing to the eyes, you should use water after it has cooled down.
Blepharitis: one another infection-caused condition that can also be healed with some natural hacks. You just have to use warm water compress on closed eyes to loosen the crusts formed on the eyelids. Then you can remove any oily debris or scales collected at the eye lashes by using a moist wash cloth and few drops of baby shampoo. Do mind to follow hygiene throughout the process as you don’t want to remove one infection and plant another.
Off-counter Eye drops: though we suggest you to consult doctor about using suitable to eye drops or you can also ask a known pharmacist to suggest some eye drop brands. Such remedies would help in relieving symptoms associated with infection and in some cases such medications contain antihistamines or some medicine which help in curing allergic conjunctivitis.
Coriander: Apparently its seeds would help you in reducing swelling caused by style and a watery solution, in which coriander seeds have been soaked for an hour, should be used to wash the eye.
Diet Changes: some diet tuning has always helped one in recovering most of the health conditions and also be effective in optical complications! Though it is better to consult to dietician for it, but you can also include food items that contains Omega 3 and Omega 6 fatty acids like nuts, flax seeds, salmon etc. Ot you could also include vitamin b2, vitamin b6 food sources like eggs, fresh vegetables, dairy products, whole cereals, sunflower seeds, tuna fish, turkey, asparagus, and yogurt. Also, vitamin C, vitamin E, lutein, zeaxanthin and zinc in your diet via cauliflower, broccoli, strawberries, oranges, cabbage, cantaloupe, spinach, celery. You can also take nutritional supplement is 30 mg doses be taken 2-3 times a day to maintain a healthy equilibrium and to get rid of deficiency that causes red eyes.
Some Do’s and Don’ts!
What you shouldn’t do is rubbing your eyes when they are red, avoid going out in polluted environment as this might worsen the symptoms, avoid attending or allow pets in your home due to risk of allergy, quit smoking as it increases the risk of dry eye, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, cataract, ileitis and infant eye disease etc.
And the things you should be doing are do drink enough water to maintain the equilibrium of your body, and also get adequate rest and maintain sleeping schedule as it helps retain necessary moisture in eyes and prevents redness, Some preventive measures like wearing goggles when you are out or driving to protect your eyes from direct sunlight and also keep the humidity under control, less than 50% to impede the growth of mold at your place. And most importantly make a good habit to wash your hands frequently.