Water helps you keep cool in hot weather, but it can pose a risk of eye irritation and infection. Find out how to protect your eyes around pools, lakes and water parks.
Eye allergies and eye infections are treated differently, and what works for one won’t always help with the other. Diagnosis matters most for proper treatment.
“Any time you have a large group of kids, you’ll have germs,” says Cleveland Clinic Children’s pediatrician Amy Sniderman, MD. Even at the cleanest day-care centers, kids inevitably put dirty hands and toys in their mouth, rub their eyes or otherwise pick up any number of “day-care diseases.” According to Dr. Sniderman, the most common are: … Read More
One infection that’s common during cold and flu season may surprise you: conjunctivitis, often called pink eye. This inflammation of the conjunctiva — the tissue that lines the inside of the eyelid and helps keep the eyelid and eyeball moist — can be caused by a virus, bacteria, allergens or irritants. One of the reasons pink eye … Read More