Why do my eyes sting in the swimming pool?

By | March 16th, 2016|Pool Facts|0 Comments

Red, irritated eyes, sometimes accompanied by dry, itchy skin, are a problem for some swimmers. Many incorrectly blame such discomfort on "too much chlorine in the water". Chlorine is not the culprit! Even in concentrations above 5 parts per million, chlorine will not burn eyes, dry out skin, or damage hair. In fact, superchlorination is [...]