Many countries worldwide are grappling with extreme temperatures, and the experts say that intense heat wave can damage the eyes. Eyes conditions like infection, redness, itching, and allergies are quite prevalent in summers due to the scorching heat.
Experts warn against the risks of eye conditions that the ongoing heatwaves can cause. While discomforts like redness, itchiness, and infection are the mild effects of high temperature, accumulated heat exposure can lead to more serious eye conditions, including macular degeneration ─ a leading cause of blindness, cancer, etc.
Besides, high temperatures and scorching heat, high levels of pollutants and irritants in the air can also cause additional problems. Read the following details to learn about the various conditions of the eyes caused due to exposure to heatwaves and extreme temperature, and what you can do and should not do to protect your eyes.
Different eyes conditions cause by an intense heatwave
Summer poses unique challenges to our eyes and makes them more sensitive. Here are the eye problems that can be caused due to the high temperature.
These problems are temporary but can make you feel extremely uncomfortable. Here are the dos and don’ts to avoid these problems.