Warm Compress For Eye
The eye is the most important part of the body which makes us see the beautiful nature and the things happening in it. The beautiful rainbow colors, the birds building their nests, squirrels jumping from one branch to another, all these things we can see through the God’s most precious gift, eyes. It is the eyes that tell us many things about a person which is also been said by many poets and philosophers. According to them a person can tell a lie or can hide something but the eyes reveal everything about him. But it faces a lot of problems not only due to the surroundings but also due to our unhygienic habits. The surrounding problems include the pollutants, dirt which enter our eyes and causes many problems where the extreme conditions can also cause the loss of brightness.
We are living in the 21st-century modern world where our everyday chores are dependent on computers and without it, the century can hardly be imagined. All the people especially the children spend their maximum times sitting before the computer screen which makes them more prone to harmful diseases. Sitting for long hours before the computer not only causes eye related problems but it also causes problems such as back pain, head pain and much more. These body pains are due to the incorrect sitting positions which causes excessive bending of tissues further leading to pain.
It is a very common observation that when people are using PC or laptops they move more close to the screen which creates the entrance for harmful radiations in our eyes causing many serious eyes related problems. Therefore, it is always been advised to not to go too near to the computer screen. When our eyes face problem due to this the doctors advised us to wear specs of desired power and focal length and along with that they also make us understand to not to wear specs all the time. This is because our eyes also need pure air to maintain it’s functioning and in the absence of it causes many sides effect on the cornea which leads to further decrease in the brightness of the eyes.
It is very important to take proper care of this gift as without eyes the whole world would be darker for us. We will not be able to enjoy the most beautiful scenes of nature. Therefore it is always advised to consult a doctor when we are facing any problem with our eyes and can also take some preliminary steps to avoid any complications with the eyes. Before going for any treatment the doctor always suggests hot compress for the eyes in order to treat the infections such as eyelid stye, red or irritation in the eyes. Here in this article, I will give you a detailed description of how to make a hot compression on your eyes.
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HOW TO MAKE A HOT COMPRESSION ON YOUR EYES
Why make a hot compression on eyes. Well, it is very much beneficial in giving us relief from pain, irritation, dryness and from the infections which we are suffering. As previously said it is the most delicate organ of the body and requires a proper care to avoid any complications. Applying hot compression on the eyes provides us relief. But the question arises that why warm compression works. The answer is that applying warm compression on the eyes allows our body to restore itself, kills the harmful microorganisms and increases the blood circulation. Now I am going to tell you how you can apply warm compression on your eyes.
- The first important thing we have to do is to wash our hands with an antibacterial soap to avoid the entrance of germs in the body.
- Then take the warm water in a bowl and dip a clean cloth into it. Here the temperature of the water must be taken into consideration. The temperature should not be so high and so low. It should be between these of two.
- After soaking the cloth with warm water apply it on your eyes and press it for some time allowing the warmth to perform its functions.
Repeat the steps for some time and then you will feel much better.There are few things which we have to take care of. If we have an infection in only one eye then avoid applying the warm compression on the second eye as this allows the bacteria to enter your second eyes. We have to make sure that water is not too much hot, as excess hot water could scald your eyes.
BENEFITS OF HOT COMPRESSION
- Not only warm compression is good for eyes but it is also good for pimples, wounded region. Applying warm compression on the affected area helps us to recover more quickly.
- Warm compression reduces the reddening and itching of the eyes and gives us relief from pain.
- It increases the blood circulation in the body.
- Warm compression is also beneficial in the treatment of cyst which generally occurs within the tissue and affects the whole of the body.
- Helps in the treatment of Dry eye syndrome. People suffering from this syndrome has insufficient tear production and by applying warm compression the production rate can be increased.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION AND ANSWERS
Q1. WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN WARM AND COLD COMPRESSION?
Cold compression is used for inflammation and swelling whereas hot compression is used for providing relief from pain
Q2. HOW TO TREAT STYE?
Applying warm compression on the eye for at least 2-3 times a day is one of the best ways in the treatment of stye.
Q3. HOW COULD ONE OVERCOME FROM DRY EYE?
One must try to avoid the air directly entering into the eyes. This can be done by avoiding the face to come near the fan blower. Further warm compression will be very much beneficial in the production of tears.
Q4. WHICH ONE IS BETTER WARM OR COLD COMPRESSION?
It all depends on what you are treating. If you are treating yourself in order to get relief from pain then warm compression is best and if you are treating swelling and all then cold compression is the best.