Advice for swimmers

Swimmers are being advised to look after their eyes and ears while taking a dip to help minimise risk of infection.

Thursday, 27th May 2021, 10:32 am
Swimmers are being urged to take care of their eyes and ears.

Lockdown has seen a surge of wild swimmers. Now with restrictions lifted and pools reopening, there are many more opportunities to swim. While it’s a really healthy activity, Specsavers are keen to ensure infection doesn’t set us back.

Audiologist Bryan Connor says: ‘For most, a little water in the ears won’t be a problem but extra care should be taken for those susceptible to ear infections or swimmer’s ear."

Contact lens wearers are also being advised to be cautious.

For more information, see www.specsavers.co.uk.