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Simple Ways to Avoid an Eye Infection

POSTED ON August 9, 2013

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Now that we are in the back-to-school swing, the risk for eye infections has intensified. An eye infection can throw an unnecessary kink in your new routine. Fortunately,there are effortless steps to avoid this pest at all costs . Here are  three tips from allaboutvision.com to keep you and your family infection-free. Photo courtesy: www.therapearl.com Keep anti-bacterial cleanser at your place of work. You know ...

Now that we are in the back-to-school swing, the risk for eye infections has intensified. An eye infection can throw an unnecessary kink in your new routine. Fortunately,there are effortless steps to avoid this pest at all costs . Here are  three tips from allaboutvision.com to keep you and your family infection-free.

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Photo courtesy: www.therapearl.com

Keep anti-bacterial cleanser at your place of work.

You know what?  You might want to use it right now. Your hands are probably crawling with bacteria from you keyboard and mouse. According to researchers, the average computer mouse is three times dirtier than a toilet seat.

Wash your hands before applying makeup.

Putting your hands in such close proximity with your eyes can spark and infection when bacteria is lurking.

Clean your contacts after every use.

This is self-explanatory , but such an easy habit to ignore. Bacteria can build up on lenses if they are not cleaned properly.

Even with the utmost precautions, eye infections can still arise. If you begin to notice red,sticky, or flaky eyes, be sure to contact the nearest  Dr. Tavel location  to you.

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