Do’s and Don’ts to improve your eyesight

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Following are some do’s and don’ts’ you need to follow for a healthy vision.

  1. 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.
  2. DON’T say no to greens, kids! Snack on kale, collard greens, spinach, zucchini, and brussel sprouts.
  3. DO get sufficient rest, since sleep lets overworked eye muscles to relax completely.
  4. 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.
  5. DO increase your water intake, if your eyes are often blurry, dry, or tired.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. DOavoid sugary foods as they have bad effects on your eyes. The more the sugar you eat, the worst will your eyesight grow.
  12. DON’T It has been connected to a bigger risk of developing age-related macular degeneration, optic nerve damage, and cataract.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. DO eat bilberry as it is filled with antioxidants and will play a defensive role and increases blood circulation in your eyes.
  16. DON’T depend on your glasses totally. Take off your glasses as often as possible, to promote natural unassisted vision.

 

 

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