You’ll Want to Skip That Costco Run After Hearing How It Can Hurt Your Health

2. Fluorescent lights

Fluorescent lights at a supermarket.

Costco’s lighting can be harmful to your eyes. | Kschulze/iStock/Getty Images Plus

Costco has a plethora of light bulbs to choose from, from LEDs to ceiling fixtures and more. But it’s the fluorescent fixtures on their ceilings that you should be aware of.

As Livestrong.com explains, overexposure to fluorescent lighting is bad for your ocular health. Heavy exposure to fluorescent bulbs causes eye strain and fatigue, which can lead to headaches. In the most severe cases, overexposure to fluorescent lighting has reportedly been linked to UV-ray related eye diseases.

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