Cultivating Healthy Eye Care Routines
Why is it important to maintain proper eye care?
Our eyesight is one of the most important senses because 80% of our perception is based on what we see or sense through light.
We can protect our eyes by practicing simple healthcare activities to reduce visual impairment.
"Clear vision starts with a commitment to proper eye care. Protect your sight, protect your world."
Tips for Maintaining healthy eye care habits:
- Keep your eyes clean.
- Regularly washing your face helps keep your eyes clean.
- Avoid rubbing your eyes.
- Wash your hands before touching your eyes or someone else's.
- Eat right to protect your sight.
- Consume a diet rich in fruits and vegetables, especially carrots, fish, green leafy vegetables, and papaya.
- Increase your intake of foods high in vitamin A and C or consider taking supplements to maintain good eye care.
- Use proper lighting.
- Ensure that the lighting in your workspace or any area where you spend a significant amount of time is adequate.
- Insufficient lighting can strain your eyes and make it harder to see.
- Excessive brightness can cause glare and discomfort.
- Give your eyes a break.
- Taking breaks is especially important for individuals who spend prolonged periods using digital gadgets such as laptops, computers, and mobile phones, as they may experience eye fatigue.
- Follow the 20-20-20 rule: every 20 minutes, focus on an object 20 feet away for 20 seconds, and remember to blink.
- This helps coat your eyes with a layer of moisture and reduces eye irritation.
- Regularly perform eye exercises.
- Adjust the screen settings.
- Optimize the brightness, contrast, and font size on your computer, laptop, or mobile device.
- This will reduce eye strain.
- Consider using a blue filter to reduce the amount of blue light emitted by the screen.
- Avoid excessive eye strain.
- If your job involves intense visual focus or prolonged reading, make sure to take frequent eye breaks and perform eye exercises to relieve strain.
- Avoid sharing eye makeup and accessories.
- Sharing eye makeup such as mascara, eyeliner, and eye brushes can increase the risk of eye infections.
- Replace eye makeup products regularly to minimize the chance of bacterial contamination.
- Schedule regular eye exams.
- Regular eye exams are beneficial for individuals of all age groups.
- It is recommended to have your eyes checked at least once a year by visiting a hospital or clinic.
- Know your family history.
- Understanding your family's eye health history can help you take preventive measures and seek early treatment if necessary.
- Some conditions, such as glaucoma, retinal or macular degeneration, have genetic components.
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