I've been wearing hard contact lenses for 20 years now and bike commuting in the DC area for a little over two years. This is the time of the year when you can see a layer of green pollen on cars. I think it will last a few more days and then get washed away by the next rain.
I've never had a problem with this pollen dust in my eyes before until now. On Friday during my ride home I had to pull over several times to let my tears flush out the dust. On Saturday I took a short ride of about 3 miles and again had the same problem, I could barely see and was blinking rapidly trying to flush my eyes, had to pull over for fear I would run into something. It's not a problem just walking around or doing yard work, it's only when riding.
I think for the next few days I'm going to have to wear my glasses while riding. Anyone else have this same problem, any tips other than wearing glasses while riding?