Eduardo Rocha gives advice on how to maintain eye health even during festive periods, of which Carnival is a recent example
Carnival is over, but it’s never too late for a warning sign about decorations, props, and beauty products, which can be harmful to the eyes. According to Eduardo Rocha, many products of this type have already been banned or their use has been restricted in the interest of eye health. “noWe are talking about products that are not equal often Recommended for eye use, but in fun, in the game, they end up in eye contact and can cause damage. Perfume diffuser, which for decades had been a joke staple, was banned in the 1990s. 60 and became a banned product, among other reasons because it caused drowsiness, Deep drunk, also because the spray was a reason from eye damage.”
In the recent past, the problem became fireworks. Until recently, the spotlight was on colored contact lenses. “user For a long time, it is sometimes overlooked in the eyes during the breaks in between One clamor and the other, they even made keratitis, Severe damage to the cornea and, in some severe cases, blindness Permanent.” Recently, the press reported on the problem caused by styling pomades, which have also been restricted in use by Anvisa. Once used on the scalp, this The product “can drain and its residue, in Contact with the eyes causes keratitis and transient blindness.”
Rocha ends his column by explaining how to avoid this An eye disease caused by cosmetic products. “When searching for decorative, beauty and makeup products, Remember that “beauty should not hurt”, and in this way, Priority must be given to products approved and registered with health agencies. Avoid being a guinea pig for the products being tested. avoid using the recommended external protocols, Again, if uncomfortable, remove this product.” The expert also recommends copious washing for Eyes with running saline and products found in emergency departments are also helpful. In the event of poor eyesight and persistent discomfort, seek medical help. He concludes that the eyes, and not just the vision, sense what is not good for our health.
The Keep an Eye column, with Professor Eduardo Rocha, is broadcast every Wednesday at 10:00 am on Rádio USP (São Paulo 93.7 FM; Ribeirao Preto 107.9 FM) and also on Youtubeproduced by Jornal da USP and TV USP.
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