http://www.odma.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/logo3-4.png 0 0 Vivienne Forbes http://www.odma.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/logo3-4.png Vivienne Forbes2018-11-21 02:20:502018-11-21 02:20:50Do’s and Don’ts to improve your eyesight
Following are some do’s and don’ts’ you need to follow for a healthy vision.
- DO eat foods that are rich in Vitamin A, Vitamin C, beta-carotene, and Lutein as they help to repair the eyes, such as cod liver oil, sweet potatoes, papaya, butter, grapes, blueberries, and apricot.
- DON’T say no to greens, kids! Snack on kale, collard greens, spinach, zucchini, and brussel sprouts.
- DO get sufficient rest, since sleep lets overworked eye muscles to relax completely.
- DON’T stay involved in one activity for long. Take regular breaks in every visual activity just for 5-10 minutes to rest your eyes.
- DO increase your water intake, if your eyes are often blurry, dry, or tired.
- DON’T just rinse your face. Every time you have a few extra minutes, fill your mouth with water and then splash water with eyes wide open. This will make you feel fresh and relaxed.
- DO relaxation exercises. Place your hands together palm to palm and rub them together efficiently, creating heat. Place them over your eyes; it also helps your eyes to relax.
- DON’T let the light directly in whenever you’re exercising your eyes. These exercises will help your eyes to not get tired when you are sitting in front of a computer for hours.
- DO eat carrots and other foods rich in beta-carotene which gives food their respective orange hue. It helps promote eye health and corrects vision.
- DON’T forget Omega 3 found in cold-fish and nuts. These fatty acids help to stop age-related eyesight deterioration and keep your retinas healthy.
- DOavoid sugary foods as they have bad effects on your eyes. The more the sugar you eat, the worst will your eyesight grow.
- DON’T It has been connected to a bigger risk of developing age-related macular degeneration, optic nerve damage, and cataract.
- DO focus on an object that is at least 20 feet away, for 20 seconds, every 20 minutes. You’ll be astonished at how better your eyes feel.
- DON’T stare at gadgets for too long. The brightness level of your computer screen and the phone should be at the lower level as it reduces strain.
- DO eat bilberry as it is filled with antioxidants and will play a defensive role and increases blood circulation in your eyes.
- DON’T depend on your glasses totally. Take off your glasses as often as possible, to promote natural unassisted vision.