In this pandemic, our movements are restricted. We cannot go out as we want unless necessary. We will share a few tips to help you in case you might face eye infection. Reminder please consult your doctor first!
The basic things in everyone's house can be useful to treat your eye. Salt water is one of the many remedies to heal eye infection. Salt water acts as tear drops which clean the eye from bacteria or microorganisms. To be safe, get a sterile saline solution in case anything happens.
Do you know tea bags can be a help to you? How? Let's discover it together! Place a cooled tea bag on your eyes closed for it to unwind. Some types of teas act as anti-inflammatory which have soothing properties. As studies have shown, green tea, chamomiles, rooibos and black tea have anti-inflammatory functions. It would not heal eye infection but can soothe the pain or discomfort.
Applying warm on cold compress, it will not cure the eye infection but help in ease the discomfort. Here are a few tips to make a cold or warm compress. First, soak cloth in warm or cold and apply it on your eyes gently. Another way to make cold compress is to freeze a wet towel in the freezer for a few minutes. Lastly, make sure you use clean cloth or towel to avoid infection.
If the eye condition is getting worse please consult a doctor as soon as possible. To purchase contact lenses, you can order online through shop.malayaoptical.com or if you just nearby Petaling Jaya area you can drop by to our shop at Malaya Optical Optometrist.