Can Flu Affect Eyesight?

Can flu affect eyesight?

Eye flu has been affecting human beings for a long time but the question arises, can flu affect eyesight? The answer is yes.  Conjunctivitis is the inflammation of the conjunctiva that covers the eye in a protective encasing.  As a worst-case scenario, the conjunctivitis can pave way for severe eye problems. The conjunctivitis should be immediately treated with eye drops and proper medical care or else it can lead to pus formation within the eyes. Conjunctivitis is followed by a sticky discharge from the eye and it can spread quickly from one person to the other. There are a number of remedies that can be used to treat the conjunctivitis effectively.  If you mix two teaspoons of chamomile, flowers and 1teaspoon of Oregon gape roots in boiling water and cool the mixture to apply it as eye wash for both the eyes.

As soon as the earliest symptoms of conjunctivitis start to arise, you should increase your intake of Vitamin A and B12. Yogurt, milk, pumpkin, green leafy vegetables are rich in Vitamin A and C and they can increase your chances of coming out of the disease unscathed. Conjunctiva is a very important part of the eye and you can lose a part of your eyesight if it is injured.

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