Untold Tips to Boost Your Eye Health
Would you be able to see and imagine this beautiful earth without eyes? How would you feel if you had to recognize everything by touching and not by seeing it? I believe without eyes it would have been very unpleasant to live on this earth when you can’t see beautiful nature and every invention of human beings.
When you are already grateful for a pair of beautiful eyes, then why do you take them for granted and not take their care as they deserve?
This blog presents to you all the information you need to know about your beautiful eyes.
Eyes: A Beautiful Gift!
Eyes function just like a camera does. It constantly adjusts itself and controls the amount of light to let it in, it focuses on objects and produces images that are instantly transmitted to the brain and the brain then reads the image and makes us see and recognize an object. Human eyes are the complex ones and they can distinguish shapes and colors. But, with time many complexities like blurred vision, conjunctivitis, cataract and many more may come and affect the eye. Therefore, it is very important to take a good care of them.
- Visit Eye Doctor
If you found that you are having any symptoms like difficulty in reading, feeling of a cloud or shade being drawn across your field of vision, red and pain in an eye, trouble seeing at night and blurring of objects that are near or far away. Don’t wait but immediately visit your eye doctor and get your eye examined and eyesight tested.
As recommended by the doctor, do take proper medication and wear a pair of spectacles if required.
Apart from this, you can make some efforts and follow a routine to take care of your eyes.
- Avoid Rubbing Eyes
As you know, hands are exposed to a lot of dirt and carry many germs and bacteria and by touching your eyes every time may get them closer to microorganisms and dirt which can cause irritation, itching and redness in the eye. It will be good, if you do not touch your eyes while your hands are dirty, or you are outdoors.
- Wear Sunglasses
Every time you step out of your house, do not forget to wear a good pair of sunglasses because it helps in preventing your eyes from harmful ultraviolet rays as too much exposure to ultraviolet rays increases the chances of macular degeneration and cataract. Always prefer to buy UVA and UVB protection sunglasses.
- Get Enough Sleep
As you have noticed that your eyes get tired just like your body, after working continuously for some hours on computer. And, just like your body needs rest after rigorous exercise, the same way your eyes also need some rest to recover and recharge them and this achieved by sleeping for a good number of hours.
- Look Away from Screen
Working on computer or phone screens for too long causes eye strain, dry eyes. So, in order to keep eyes healthy and strain free, it is important to look away from the computer screen after working for every 20 minutes and try to see as far as far as possible to relax the eyes muscles.
- Don't Smoke
Smoking does not only affect your lungs, but also affects your eyes. It leads to macular degeneration and makes eyes susceptible to diseases like cataract. So, now you know how smoking is danger for your overall health, it would be beneficial if you leave it.
- Use Cucumber
Every time you feel strain or inflammation in the eyes. Put a slice of cucumber on your closed eye for some time and just relax for some time. Trust me, this way, you will feel better and provide soothing effect to the eye.
- Balanced Diet
Eating a balanced diet improves good health of the eye. Make sure to include Vitamin A. Vitamin C, Omega-3, Lutein in your diet and foods like fruits, green leafy vegetables, dry fruits, fish and eggs are the ones rich in nutrients that are essentially important for the eye. It is also very important to keep yourself hydrated as this will prevent eyes from drying up and itching.
It’s safe to say that eyes are one of the greatest gifts which human beings have received, and they deserve all the care and pampering. If you observe any symptoms like redness, itchiness and dryness in the eyes, immediately consult your doctor and take every measure to ensure their wellbeing.
Also include as many fresh vegetables and fruits as possible in your diet and make a note that the glasses of your spectacles are clean and scratch free and start taking care of your eyes.