Wearing glasses reduces the risk of the new crown by 15%. Are people with myopia comforted?

The world of myopia is like a mosaic, making people unable to see the real appearance.

There are also many inconveniences in life: when I leave my glasses, everything I see is a blur. The sight is blocked, and the glasses keep sliding down when running…

600″> >(Search “LT0385” in WeChat to follow)Interview experts tell you how glasses protect you, and how to clean and disinfect glasses during the epidemic.

Interviewed experts

Bai Ji, chief physician of the Department of Ophthalmology, Daping Hospital, Army Medical University

Liu Duoning, Secretary General of Beijing Optical Association

Wearing glasses can reduce the risk of new crown of people who never wear regular glasses have contracted Covid-19, but only 15.63% of people who wear glasses regularly.

  • After adjusting for variables such as age, gender, household income and occupation, long-term wearers of glasses were less likely to wear glasses than non-wearers A person’s risk of contracting Covid-19 was reduced by 15%.

    • Wearing glasses and masks at the same time can cause problems for some people, such as Glasses are easy to fog up, and masks are easy to cause ear pain. Some people will therefore reduce the time to wear masks. For people who do not wear masks properly, the protective effect of glasses will be reduced.

    How can people who wear glasses wear masks more comfortable↓

    • Contact lenses are not protective.

    This study reminds us that many people focus on wearing masks and isolating, but ignoring frequent hand washing, avoiding hand contact with eyes, and Eye protection.

    Eyes rubbing, a must stop action

    A person who wears glasses is infected with the new crown The risk of Covid-19 has dropped significantly, indicating that eye protection may play an important role in limiting the spread of COVID-19.

    If there is a virus in public facilities and the environment, if you touch your hands and then rub your eyes or cover your mouth and nose, the virus will directly attach to the skin and mucous membranes such as the eyes, mouth and nose, and thus virus infection.

    Eye rubbing is an action that must be avoided.

    Mice, keyboards, doorknobs and other places that we often touch, may have pathogenic bacteria. Rubbing the eyes can easily cause damage to the conjunctiva, and bacteria and viruses hidden in the hands will take the opportunity to contaminate the conjunctiva, causing conjunctivitis symptoms such as red eyes and increased eye secretions.

    In addition to infection with germs, rubbing your eyes all the time may cause 6 adverse consequences.


    Deformation of the cornea

    The corneal tissue becomes thinner, deformed, or even deformed by friction. closer to a conical shape.


    corneal ulcers

    Dust or eyelashes in the eye can cause irritation and Humans rub their eyes, but this has the potential to scratch the cornea. Minor injuries usually heal within a day or two, while more serious injuries can lead to ulcers if left untreated.

    It is the best way to flush the eyes with purified water or normal saline when the sundries are in the eyes.


    Aggravated glaucoma

    Glaucoma is caused by a buildup of fluid in the eye, rubbing the eye It can disrupt blood flow and, in severe cases, can even lead to nerve damage.


    Increased myopia

    A study by the American Academy of Ophthalmology found that people who are nearsighted often rub The eyes can cause further deterioration of vision.


    Sagging eyelids

    Rubbling your eyes will not only damage the eyeballs, but also cause the eyelids to gradually lose their elasticity.


    Eyes congestion and dark circles

    Rubbling your eyes vigorously may cause tiny blood vessels in your eyes Rupture, causing the eye to become bloodshot, which can lead to the formation of dark circles when blood flows to the surrounding tissue.

    Core tips for wearing glasses during the epidemic

    Persons who go out in public, wear glasses It can well block the bacteria and viruses that others cough or sneeze out of. Those who wear glasses during the epidemic should do the following details.

    frame glasses

    Clean every day

    Wearing glasses in public can play a certain protective role, but the first thing to do when you get home One thing is to wash your hands before removing and washing your glasses.

    • Wash with soap

    After rinsing the lens with water, put a drop or two of soap on the lens, wipe gently with a fiber cloth, and then rinse again. Dry the lenses with a soft cloth or air dry after rinsing.

    • Don’t gasp at the lens

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      Many people like to take a breath and then clean their glasses, which will cause all kinds of bacteria in the mouth to get on the lenses.

      • Do not clean with alcohol

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        Cleaners such as rubbing alcohol or bleach can cause damage to anti-reflective or non-glare coatings on lenses, frames, etc.

        Contact lenses

        Try not to wear them

        During the epidemic, it is best for people with myopia not to wear contact lenses, because people who wear contact lenses use their hands to touch their eyes more often than people who wear glasses and people with normal vision.

        If you cannot wear spectacles due to work or other reasons, pay attention to hand hygiene before and after wearing contact lenses.

        Wash hands with soap and dry hands before touching contact lenses, such as do not wear them when showering or swimming; gently rub contact lenses with fingers to wash off dirt, before soaking Rinse with special care solution; wash the lens case with care solution and dry before use, remember not to use water; contact lenses that have been stored for more than 30 days, if they have not been disinfected again, do not use. ▲

        Editor of this issue: Zhang Jie

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