Monthly Archives: January 2014

  • Is chlorine bad for swimmers’ eyes?

    800px-Woman_enjoys_a_swimming_poolThe Wall Street Journal recently published an article entitled ‘Does Chlorine Affect Your Eyes?’, which featured an interview with top optometrist Glenda Secor and tried to look at whether chlorine had any detrimental effects on the eyes swimmers.

    However, the article didn’t really focus on chlorine, instead choosing to look at the contaminants that can still naturally exist in a pool and how swimmers can prevent contracting conditions in the water. That was all well and good, but we thought we’d take an in-depth look at chlorine and see whether it did affect swimmer’s eyes: Continue reading

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