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Will a non-contact forehead temperature gun hurt your eyes and cause permanent damage?

During the epidemic prevention of new coronary pneumonia, the most commonly used estimate is the non-contact forehead temperature gun. But some people say that the temperature gun will hurt the eyes and cause permanent damage? In fact, this is a rumor.

Recently, there are rumors that using infrared ear temperature gun to measure body temperature can cause eye burns, decreased vision, and even permanent damage to the eyes.

Non-contact forehead temperature gun

In fact, the principle of infrared forehead temperature measurement is to receive infrared rays emitted by objects, objects with high temperature emit a large amount of infrared rays, and objects with low temperature emit a small 
amount of infrared rays. The infrared thermometer does not actively illuminate the measured object, so don't worry too much.

Ten Eye-Breaking Behaviors:

The eye is the most vulnerable organ of the body. In life, there are many things that will cause great harm to it. Summarizing the "Top 10 Behaviors for Injury to the Eyes", so that more friends can intuitively understand these  dangers, which can help prevent future troubles and better protect your eyes.

1. Go out without sunglasses

Excessive ultraviolet radiation can easily burn the cornea of the eye, and even cause a variety of eye diseases such as cataracts. Therefore, when outdoors, wearing sunglasses, wide-brimmed hats, etc. can protect eyes well.

2. The air is too dry

Wind blowing, air drying, etc. will accelerate the loss of water from the eyes, which is easy to cause dry eyes and dry eyes. It is recommended to avoid rubbing the eyes by hand as much as possible. Use a humidifier properly to 
drip artificial tears. Use artificial tears less than 4 times a day. If itchy eyes, you can put artificial tears in the refrigerator to refrigerate before use, which can better relieve the itching of eyes.

3. Ignore symptoms of photophobia

Many people feel that flashes, photophobia, pain, blurred vision or redness will disappear naturally. However, these may be the eye disease signals sent by the eyes. If ignored, it is easy to aggravate the eye disease, making it difficult to restore vision, and even more serious consequences.

4. Frequent eye drops

Some eye drops can temporarily constrict blood vessels and eliminate red eye symptoms, but inflammation still exists. Repeated use of such eye drops can cause red eyes. Therefore, it is best to see a doctor in time when the 
eyes are red and swollen, in order to treat both the symptoms and the symptoms.

5. Staring at the computer for a long time

Under normal circumstances, the number of blinks per minute is 12-15 times. If you stare at the screen for a long time, the number of blinks will be significantly reduced, which can easily lead to dry eyes, fatigue, myopia and 
other eye diseases. Therefore, when using a computer, watching TV and watching a mobile phone, you should always look up into the distance and let your eyes rest.

6. Swimming without goggles

When swimming or repairing furniture, it is best to wear goggles to protect your eyes. Otherwise, dirty water and fast flying small objects may damage the cornea.

7. Do not wash your face before going to bed

After a day of running around, there will be many dust and germs on the face. If you do not wash your face before going to bed, it is easy to cause eye infection. To avoid bacterial infections, eye cosmetics such as mascara are 
best replaced every 3 months.

8. Wear contact lenses in the bath

Don't wear contact lenses when showering or bathing, otherwise shampoo, bath liquid, etc. will immerse into the eyes, which will contaminate the lenses and cause eye discomfort. In addition, in the hot summer and spring with 
more wind and sand, it is best to wear less contact lenses.

9. Smoking

Smoking 20 cigarettes a day increases the risk of cataracts twice. Smoking also increases the incidence of age-related macular degeneration and myopia. This is because the oxygen inhaled by the human body is consumed during smoking, resulting in a decrease in blood oxygenation, and the retina is particularly sensitive to hypoxia. In the long run, it will inevitably cause vision loss, and even blindness in severe cases.

Non-contact forehead temperature

10. Check your eyes from time to time

Even if there is no myopia or presbyopia, you should develop a good habit of seeing ophthalmology regularly. Especially people with high blood pressure and diabetes should check their eyes frequently.