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Our dry eye blog — hay fever glasses

Suffering from dry, itchy eyes? Wear Ziena sunglasses to protect you every year

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Ziena sunglasses are recognised as the best make of allergy glasses to protect your eyes from itching due to hay fever. They were recommended by The Times Health Supplement in March 2019.

They are also the world's leading moisture chamber glasses for relieving dry eyes and when fitted with dark lenses they are equally at home protecting the wearer from intense glare from the sun.

> How do Ziena sunglasses work protect you from pollen?

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Are you suffering from itchy eyes due to hay fever? Check out our pollen barrier sunglasses

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The UK is one of the most prevalent countries in the world for cases of hay fever and it's getting worse. 

In research by Allergy UK, a massive 49% of people reported experiencing hay fever symptoms.

Is hay fever getting worse?

Looking a bit deeper into the statistics there is evidence that some types of pollen are getting more severe, while other types are starting earlier in the year or lasting for a longer period

Tree pollen

Oak tree pollen seasons are starting earlier and lasting longer, but are not becoming more severe, while birch tree pollen seasons are not changing in...

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Love gardening but hate the itchy eyes? Try our pollen blocking glasses!

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I used to enjoy gardening in June. That's until I started suffering from hay fever.

When I was cutting the grass or putting the grass cuttings on the compost heap, my eyes got so itchy I had to stop and go inside.

Now I wear Ziena Kai sunglasses which have a protective gasket around the eyes that completely blocks pollen from entering my eyes.

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The result? Virtually instant relief from itchy and dry eyes. I can now enjoy gardening even on hot summer days when the pollen...

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Are you prepared for the 'Pollen Bomb'?

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A 'pollen bomb', that's what the media are calling it. The UK has the classic conditions for a spike in pollen levels this month: a very wet spell of weather followed suddenly by warm, sunny conditions causing plants to release large amounts of pollen.

pollen is released by grasses, trees and other plants in spring

Lockdown may increase the frequency and severity of allergic reactions

The pollen bomb is likely to cause hay fever misery for millions of people.

Medical experts have suggested that more people will suffer this year and that allergic reactions to pollen may be more severe.


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Stop the itch fast by wearing our hayfever sunglasses!

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The current run of warm, dry and sunny weather is being enjoyed by many.

But if you are one of the 20% of hay fever sufferers in the UK** you probably dread the arrival of Spring because it brings you a host of symptoms, including one that must surely be the most irritating...Yes, I'm talking about itchy eyes.

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** NHS statistic

It's already been a bad year for hay fever. It's about to get a whole lot worse

The balmy weather in April and May brought higher birch and oak pollen...

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