How to protect your eyes while swimming in the sea or pool.

How to protect your eyes while swimming in the sea or pool.

With Summer holidays just around the corner, be sure to protect your eyes while swimming in the sea or pool• Reduce the risk of infections caused by water-borne bacteria by swimming with goggles.• If you swim without goggles do not open your eyes underwater.• Always remove your contact lenses before getting in the ocean or the swimming pool.• If you prefer to see while swimming, consider Laser Vision Correction. You can resume water activities 1 month after LASIK.• Use sunglasses with 100% UV protection even when it is cloudy.• Sunglasses can also be a shield and protect your eyes against blowing sand.• Avoid eye touching and rubbing under all circumstances. Author: Christa Oosthuizen

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