Posted by; SALOME EFFIONG EDET
Medical practitioner at the Federal Polytechnic Bida Medical Center,Alhaji Yabagi Gimba has adviced ladies to desist from the habit of fixing artificial eyelashes.
Gimba gave this advice during an interview with well being. Com in his office at the institution’s medical center yesterday.he said female claim using artificial eyelashes to enhance their beauty which they are ignorant of the grievous consequences and health implications of their actions all in the name of fashion.
According to the Head of Nursing service of the medical center, natural eyelashes has its natural way of preventing durst, sweat and bacteria and other dangerous materials from entering the eyes by trapping and keeping out anything that comes near.
Similarly ,Dr.Solomon Bucham at the Federal Polytechnic Bida Medical Center also affirms that false eyelashes accommodate dirt thereby causing different forms of allergy and infections to the eye.”in some cases the adhesive used to connect the natural and the artificial eyelashes can break the natural one which most of the time pose danger to the eyes”,he stated.
An HND 2 Public Administration student, Alice Nathanial has also condemned the action recounting to have stopped it when she discovered the negative side of it.”As a victim, I discovered the trauma eyelashes cause to the eye either through the glue or other material used by unprofessional hairdressers. All my natural eyelashes have fallen off and I feel itching all over my eyelids.Ladies out there should please stop fixing eyelashes “,she said.