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5 Tips To Protect Your Eyesight

The human eye is one of the most important organs of this human body if not many people see it as the most important one. Therefore, eye diseases will require eye specialist to treat this important organ of your body.

  Ophthalmology deals with the eye as well as the optical pathway. The ophthalmologist specializes in the treatment of eye diseases and related diseases.

  And we must all take some actions that protect the eye from injuries and diseases that may be a cause of weakness of this sense in humans.

Some Myths About The Eyes:

But it must be borne in mind that there are some myths about the eye that may all think it may cause damage to the eye, while these things do not have a negative impact on the eye and from these myths the myth of keeping the book away from the eye so as not to catch eye short-sighted is The same is true of TV damage to the eye. Although it is not advisable to stay for long periods of time in front of television, it is not scientifically proven that such an act is harmful, and these two things do not affect the eye and do not cause harm to it.

  However, there are other things that are necessary that we do not care about and which have a real effect on the health of the eye. It is necessary to examine the eye periodically at eye clinic. Which many people do not see its importance, of course, on all organs of the body, may cause diseases which cannot be treated later because of its late discover.

  But we have to know that there are tips to consider, such as the need to wear sunglasses in the case of walking in the sun, especially if the rumor is severe and prefer to wear special glasses (computer glasses) for those who spend a long hour in front of the computer.

Tips For Healthy Eyes:

Humans are exposed to many eye problems and poor eyesight due to lack of good eye care. The eye should not be seen as something that progresses or delays itself. Most of the visual problems you have are related to your lifestyle or age.

 Therefore, here are the most important ways to maintain the health of the eye, which are simple ways in fact and do not need much effort. 

  • Food:

Eye protection starts with the food you eat. Nutrients such as omega-3, zinc, and C & E vitamins may help reduce vision problems associated with aging, such as macular degeneration and cataracts.

Eat the following foods:

    • Vegetables with leaves, such as spinach and cabbage.
    • Salmon fish, tuna and other fatty fish.
    • Eggs, beans, and other non-meat protein sources.
    • Orange, lemon, tangerine and the rest of the fruits and acidic juices.

  Maintaining a healthy and balanced diet generally helps maintain healthy weight, avoiding obesity and associated diseases, such as type 2 diabetes, Diabetes is the leading cause of blindness in adults.

  • Smoking:

Smoking increases the risk of many eye diseases, such as cataracts, optic nerve damage, and macular degeneration. If you try to stop smoking in earlier times and you do not succeed, you should try again, because frequent attempts increase the chances of giving up smoking over time.

  • Wear sunglasses:

Choosing the right type of sunglasses protects the eye from UV damage from the sun; frequent exposure to these rays makes you vulnerable to cataracts and macular degeneration.

Choose lenses that block 99-100 percent of ultraviolet rays. Know that the lens wrapped helps to protect the eye from the sides, and polarized lenses reduce the glare of the sun when driving.

Some contact lenses provide some kind of protection from ultraviolet radiation, but prefer to wear sunglasses also for more protection.

  • Safety glasses:

If you are dealing with hazardous or volatile materials at home or at work, protective eyewear should be worn against exposure to these materials. Some sports may also cause eye injuries, so be careful and wear protective clothing for each game.

  • Stay away from the computer screen:

Persistent staring at the computer screen can lead to several damages, including eye strain, blurred vision, problems with long distance, eye dryness and headaches, as well as back, shoulder and neck pain.

Place the computer screen in a high position so that the eyes are at the top of the screen, this allows you to look down slightly to focus on the screen.

If your eyes are dry, try to get more extreme. Keep your eyes open every 20 minutes by looking for 20 seconds at a distance of about 6 meters. Then take a relatively long rest (15 minutes) at least every two hours.