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Tips for Healthy Eyes!

Posted on October 22, 2014

 

All of us know how important our sight is. So if you do value your eyes, i have some tips here on how to take good care our eyes in a simplest way!


HAVE A COMPREHENSIVE EYE EXAM

Do not expect too much about your eyes, just because you can still read books and watch movies doesn't mean everything's okay. You still need to visit an eye specialist to make sure that your eyes are healthy. You'll never know, you might need to start using glasses or contact lenses for common vision problems.


DO A BACKGROUND CHECK ABOUT YOUR FAMILY
Ask everyone in your family if they have been diagnosed with a disease or condition in their eyes. There's a possibility that you may inherit an eye problem if it's present in your family's history.


PROPER DIET
If you really care in your eyes, you better eat right to protect your sight. Research proved that fish high in omega-3 is good for your eyes. Carrots' not only for rabbits, it's efficient for your eyes too, as well as dark leafy greens, fruits and vegetables.


MAINTAIN A HEALTHY WEIGHT
Diabetes can lead to vision loss. And almost all of us knew that Diabetes is very common to obese or overweight. Maintaining a healthy weight can help us avoid Diabetic eye disease or Glaucoma.


WEAR PROTECTIVE EYEWEAR
Always remember to wear something that can protect your eyes from possible danger. While driving using a motorcycle, sports, welding or any activities that can harm your eyes.


QUIT SMOKING
Don't deny the fact that smoking is not good in our body. Not only to our body but also to our eyes. It may lead to cataracts or optic nerve damage.


YOUR SHADES AS A FASHION ACCESSORY
Shades has been very popular as a fashion accessory and a protection of our eyes to the sun. Choose a sunglasses that will block your eyes from UV- A and UV-B radiation.


GIVES YOUR EYES A REST
I recommend you the 20-20 rule. every 20 minutes, look away about 20 feet in front of you for 20 seconds.


CLEAN YOUR HANDS AND CONTACT LENSES
Always make sure that your hands are clean as well as your contact lenses before putting it on to avoid infection.

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