Pee, not chlorine, causes red eyes from swimming pools

That so-called chlorine smell is actually a chemical reaction with bodily waste   Chlorine has long had a bad rap for irritating the eyes of swimmers, especially in crowded public pools. As it turns out, however, it’s not the chemical itself turning your eyes red after a swim — it’s everything else in the water that chlorine goes in to kill. … More Pee, not chlorine, causes red eyes from swimming pools