Tips for Looking After Your Eyes in the Summer
Summer is a time of year for having fun somewhere like Sunny Beach or Varna. Yet, it is also when you need to be extremely careful to look after your eyes.
Use Goggles When Swimming
Wherever you go swimming, the use of suitable goggles will protect your eyes. For example, in a swimming pool they will ensure that the chlorine in the water doesn't hurt you. If your eyes are unprotected, the chemical compounds in pool water can irritate your eyes. The most popular brands of goggles include Speedo and TYR, while many pro swimmers use Swedish goggles.
If you go swimming in the sea or a lake, the more natural approach may seem safer. However, this brings with it a risk of germs, debris, and other foreign bodies entering your eyes. Even contact lens wearers should use goggles when swimming.
Wear Good Sunglasses
Hopefully, you already wear sun cream when outdoors in summer. However, it is just as important to protect your eyes from UV radiation. The ideal type comes from 100% protection sunglasses. They should block both UVA and UVB rays and can also be stylish if you choose online prescription sunglasses from brands like Ray-Ban, Prada, or Gucci. These models come in shapes like round, rectangle, and square, as well as different sizes.
Remember that sunlight reflects off water, meaning that you need to be extra careful when near the sea. UV radiation increases at altitude too, so if you are staying in a mountain destination like Bansko, you will also need to wear sunglasses.
Wear a Hat
You might think that wearing a hat is all about protecting the top of your head and your face from sun damage. Yet, the right sort of headwear can also help you to look after your eyes on sunny days. One...