Good hygiene can help to maintain healthy eyes. Eye hygiene usually involves the following: infection control, contact lenses hygiene, eye protection. Good hygiene requires self-discipline.
Bacteria, viruses or other microbiological agents can often cause eye infections. For example, conjunctivitis is the most common eye infection, and it is very contagious. Good hygiene can help to prevent eye infections. Avoid using hand to touch the eyes, and often wash hands, especially when using contact lenses.
Eye protection is very important, whether in workplace or on vacation. Protective eyewear can prevent eye injuries and infections. In summer time, sunglasses can protect the eyes, and prevent ultraviolet rays.