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5 Positive Habits For Healthy Eyes

5 Positive Habits For Healthy Eyes

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Besides eating wholesome natural food for nourishment, one can protect his or her eyes by practising these 5 recommended eye-friendly habits.

 

1. LOTS OF REST & RELAX SESSIONS

 

To reduce eye fatigue and keep myopia from worsening, rest for a few minutes after every half an hour of work at the computer.

 

Relax the eye muscles by looking into the distance or repeatedly closing the eyes tightly, then opening them wide.

 

Also, do have adequate sleep as this prevents bloodshot eyes. Closing the eyes and lightly massaging sockets can also help in eye relaxation.

 

2. SPEND MORE TIME OUTDOORS

 

Spending time outdoors aids in preserving healthy vision and preventing myopia. The lntenslty of outdoor light stimulates the retina to release dopamine, which prevents myopia and its deteriorating effects. Intense light also causes the pupils to constrict so that the eyes can see further more clearly.

 

Research in Australia revealed that children who spent the most amount of time outdoors daily had the lowest risk of myopia.

 

3. ENSURE A GOOD READING POSTURE

 

Sit up against a table when reading, holding the reading material about 30 cm from the eyes. It is prefable to read under adequate llghtlng that does not flicker.

 

4. KEEP EYES MOIST

 

Blink regularly to keep the eyes moist when looking at the computer or television screen. Prevent dry eyes by drinking water frequently.

 

5. GO FOR REGULAR EYE HEALTH CHECKS

 

Go for regular eye health checks at professional medical centers. If there is discomfort in the eyes, do not self-medicate with eye drops, but seek the advice of a medical professional immediately.

 

Daily habits and nutritional intake are crucial for maintaining healthy vision.

 

Care for your eyes so that you can continue to see the wonderful world around you!

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