Health and government agencies nationwide are warning people about the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus and are they offering important advice on how to minimize your risks of contracting the disease.
Besides social distancing and isolating yourself from people who are ill, health experts are telling people to wash their hands and to keep them away from their eyes, nose and mouth.
Their advice is to wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, or to use a hand...
At some point, you might be the victim of one of these scenarios: You rub your eye really hard, you walk into something, or you just wake up with a red, painful, swollen eye. However it happened, your eye is red, you’re possibly in pain, and you’re worried.
What do you do next?
Going to the Emergency Room is probably not your best bet.
Your first reaction should be to go see the eye doctor.
There are many causes for a red eye, especially a non-painful red eye. Most are relatively...