- Aside from eating the right foods there are actually a number of things you can do to improve your eyesight
- Practicing the 20-20-20 rule is among the ways that is rarely mentioned
- Surprisingly, staying fit can also be a big help in improving your eyesight
Improving your eyesight is not just about eating the right foods. It’s not just carrots, sweet potato, papaya or other colorful vegetable that can help you improve and protect your eyesight. There’s also more ways to maintain the health of your eyes aside from wearing the right eyeglasses.
Experts suggest many more ways to improve your eyesight and these are not even the complicated ones. Most of them are simple and doable; you just need to commit yourself to it. Here are some of them:
Practice the 20-20-20 rule
According to a report, for someone who works in front of the computer every single day, one way to protect your eyesight is by practicing the 20-20-20 rule which means that in every 20 minutes, you must take your sight away from the screen and stare at something 20 feet away for 20 seconds. This way, you can avoid straining your eyes too much.
Your hands and lenses must be clean at all times
Clean hands can do wonders to your overall hygiene and it can also do the same with eyesight as clean hands may keep your eyes and lenses away from bacteria that might infect your eyes and could lead to more serious matter.
Its link to your eyes may seem unbelievable but reports showed that staying fit can greatly help your eyes. Staying fit would prevent you from acquiring chronic conditions that would affect your eyesight in the long run. So, it’s only reasonable to stay fit to improve your eyesight.
By this time, you must have heard about its effects to human body — from the organs to teeth, including your eyes. It could lead to developing cataracts, studies say.
Know your family’s history
It is also important to know your family’s history when it comes to
eye condition so that precautions can be applied early on.
Wear protective eyewear, including sunglasses
It is important to note that wearing the appropriate protective eyewear is a must when doing a certain activity like when in an outdoor activity, working in the garage, or doing a science experiment because protective eyewear protects you from risk of chemicals or other materials like wood shavings or dust. Sunglasses, on the other hand, protects your eyes from the sun which can lead to serious risks when exposed too much.