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For Healthy Eye Don’t Binge Watch & Chill


Dr Karan Bhatia
Dr Karan Bhatia
2 min read

With so much going on, our body usually succumbs to the pressure and anxiety raising various eye health concerns. Hence, it is really important to take care of our physical and mental health as well as to our self-confidence. Awareness and common sense can go a long way in making our hard work that we put in throughout year to stay in shape physically and mentally.

Alcohol during festivities might be thrilling but binge drinking may cause potential vision hazards as it directly affects our ability to make judgments and exposes us to the risk of accidents and assaults. Slower pupil reaction cause the iris to constrict and dilate at a much slower speed. This becomes an issue for drivers who have been drinking as they cannot adapt as quickly to oncoming headlights. So be aware and mindful to never drive under influence and always eat well before you drink.

In addition to that, always stay hydrated with substitute soda and water with soft drinks to decrease the rate of intoxication. Consuming even a small amount of alcohol can increase and exacerbate symptoms of dry eye.
Festival season brings excessive socializing and can get quite overwhelming.

From entertaining family and friends to shopping, cooking and gifting, a number of societal pressures that are inflicted upon us which results in increased stress levels. This can damage our blood sugar levels, so it is wise to plan, stay organized, eat beforehand and focus on the pleasure and delight that festivities bring.