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Eye Care 10 most effective tips

by Dr. Mahmud
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Basic Eye Care

Your eyes are one of the most working parts of your human body. Except your sleeping time, it is always functioning. Even during sleeping, your eye might function while dreaming called REM (Rapid Eye Movement). Seeing, viewing, focusing everything you do, you focus – with your eyes. If you neglect your eye healthcare, you may face trouble with your eyes for the long run. Here are the best tips for your eyes’ health care.

1. Eye Care: Give your eye proper rest

Do not focus so long in certain work. Always take some gap of 10 to 15 minutes during working. You may remain close your eyes for couple of minutes to provide it proper rest. Focus on something green and far away.

2. Eye Care: Provide proper protection

Always wear a sunglass while working or moving around outside during sunny days. Always protect your eyes from direct sunlight. Using good grade sunglass is a good solution to it.

3. Eye Care:  Make your working environment eye friendly

If your work is always in front of your computer, do not look long time in the screen. Don’t make your eyes to stick with your computer, laptop, TV or phone screen. If your work is always in front of a screen, always provide some rest to your eyes. You may also use screen eye protector

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4. Eye Care: The 20/20/20 Rules

The most effective method to take proper care of your eyes during working is the 20/20/20 rule. This rule suggests to take a look away at something for at least 20 feet away from your eyes, for 20 seconds after every 20 minutes of working. It is better if you can look away at something green, for example a green field. For complete relaxation of your eyes it is usually takes 20 seconds. This is most effective and popular method to provide a good care to your eyes. 

5. Eye Care: Stay away from allergies

If you have known eye allergies materials, just stay away from them. Usually eye is allergic to dust, pollen, mold spores, pet dander etc.

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6. Eye Care: Always stay hydrated

Always keep your body hydrated. If you do not drink sufficient water as per your body needs, you may get dehydrated. If you get dehydrated, your eyes also going to dehydrated and may cause dry eye resulting irritation, itching etc.

7. Eye Care: Maintain a healthy diet with proper nutrition

You should eat plenty or fruits and vegetables in your everyday meal. Deep yellow and green leafy vegetables are very good for health as well as eye. Include fish in your diet, like salmon, tuna, and halibut etc which are enriched with omega 3 fatty acids. These foods improve eye health, vision of your eyes. Lac of vitamin A causes night blindness. Ensure your proper nutrition.    

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8. Eye Care: Maintain good health, don’t develop risk factors

There are some risk factors regarding your eyes. Overweight, obesity, high blood pressure, smoking etc put you at higher risk of getting eye disease. Stay away from risk factors to ensure your good eye as well as good health.

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9. Think before you look

Do not look directly at high flash light, laser light, welding, blue light, direct sunlight etc that might harm your eye. These lights might damage your retina resulting permanent harm in eyesight. Try to avoid these harmful lights and use proper method and protection.    

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10. Visit your eye specialist regularly

Don’t forget to say hello to your eye specialist periodically. You must go for checkup on periodic basis to your doctor to maintain good eye health. If you feel any problem in your eyes, don’t hesitate to pay a visit to your doctor.  

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