Protect Your Eyesight And Keep Your Eyes Healthy, Following These Simple Steps

Ways to take Care of your Eyes
Your eyes are the most attractive features of your face. They are more than just a visual organ that helps you see the world. They smile, laugh, cry, when words fail, our eyes express our feelings and thoughts beautifully. Your eyes are the most important part of your body if your eyes are separated from you even for a moment, then there will be darkness in your life. 

Therefore, protecting your vision is one of the most important things in maintaining the quality of your life. However, unfortunately, most people do not think about their eyes as much as they pay attention to their faces. 

Our eyes start getting weaker due to the constant presence of mobiles, TVs, and laptops. In addition, our stubborn lifestyle, toxic environment, and improper diet make things worse because of all these things, which increases the risk of vision loss. In addition, wrinkles, dark circles, facial swelling, etc. have become common problems nowadays. 

Taking care of your eyes, like your skin and face, will ensure that you stay protected against age-related diseases such as cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration etc.

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), around 2.2 billion people worldwide suffer from eye disorders. Of these, there are one billion cases, which could have been prevented, but they are left untreated. The WHO report has given a warning that, as people age, the number of people suffering from blindness will increase.

However, if proper eye care is taken from time to time, then the problems arising from it can be stopped to a large extent. In addition, to protect the eyes from diseases, it is important to clean the eyes and perform eye exercises. Vitamin-A-rich food should also be taken for eye care, which improves eyesight and protects the person from eye problems.


To protect your eyesight and keep your eyes healthy, follow these tips given below:

1. DO REGULAR EYE CLEANING:
Due to the carelessness of the eyes, problems such as watery eyes, burning, itching, redness of eyes, yellowing, swollen eyes, blurred appearance can occur. Regular eye cleaning should be done to protect the eyes from these problems. For this, wash your eyes thoroughly with cold clean water 3-4 times a day.

REMOVE YOUR EYE MAKEUP AT THE END OF THE DAY:
Always take time to remove eye makeup before bedtime. Never sleep with makeup. If you sleep with eyeliner or foundation, it can cause pain in your eyes. Sleeping with make-up at night stops the pores around the eyes, which can cause cavities and may need to be removed by a doctor. Keep makeup remover pads near your bed when you are too tired for your nighttime cleansing routine.

PROTECTION FROM UV LIGHT: 
Exposure to UV rays of the sun can cause damage to the eyes. Damage caused by UV radiation to the eyes is cumulative, this means it builds up over our lifetime and can have a permanent effect on our eyes and eyesight. The UV rays may cause macular degeneration, a leading cause of vision loss among aged persons. 

It may also cause some kinds of cataracts. Sunglasses prevent retinal damage. They also protect the delicate skin of the eyelid to prevent wrinkles and skin cancer. They can help reduce the risk of eye-related problems such as cataracts, pinguecula, and rashes. Wear good quality sunglasses that block UV rays up to 99–100%. 

4. USE OF GOOD QUALITY PRODUCTS
Shades or goggles should be used on the eyes while going out to protect the eyes from dust and dirt and sunlight. Also, use only good quality products for eye make-up. Makeup should be done on the eyes according to the need, ie, to avoid applying cheap products like eyeliner contaminated with antimony.

QUIT SMOKING: 
Tobacco smoking is directly associated with several adverse health effects including eye problems. Tobacco smoking is linked with heart disease and lung cancer for a long time, but most of you may be unaware that smoking can lead to loss of vision. 

Studies show that smoking tobacco increases the risk of age-related macular degeneration in the eyes, Dry Eye Syndrome, cataracts, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy. Smokers are also at high risk of developing cataracts and macular degeneration. This can cause optic nerve damage, which can also lead to blindness. 

GIVE YOUR EYES PROPER REST: 
Your eyes also need rest like you. Avoid or minimize strenuous activities such as staring at a computer or phone screen for too long. This can cause tension in your eyes and can cause problems like blurred vision, dry eyes, headaches, etc. In addition, you can use home remedies, such as placing cucumber slices on the eyes, to enhance the relaxation process. 

7. ENOUGH SLEEP:
Take enough sleep every day because lack of sleep is not only detrimental to your health, it can eventually lead to more serious eye problems such as glaucoma. In due course, glaucoma can lead to loss of vision. Shortage of sleep can cause dry eye, a condition when there is no adequate tears to lubricate your eyes. 

Dry eye can lead to eye pain, light sensitivity, itching, redness, or even blurred vision. An eight hours sleep each night gives your eyes the opportunity to rest, relax, heal, and replenish so that they can stay healthy.

EYE EXERCISES: 
Look at the eyes once towards the ceiling. Look at the floor once. Once on the right side and once on the left. Rotate the eyes in rounding eyes first in one direction and then in the other direction. This will exercise your eyes. Also, to strengthen the skin around the eyes, one should lightly massage under the eyes with almond oil. 

It also removes dark circles under the eyes. Also, anti-wrinkle cream should be applied under the eyes. The ingredients in anti-wrinkle cream are vitamin C and green tea, which are beneficial in preventing dark eye circles.

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9. PROPER DISTANCE FROM COMPUTER:
For the health of the eyes, it is important to work in the right light, whether you are working on a computer or studying. One can complain of eye pain due to constantly looking at something very closely or sitting in front of the computer for too long. Therefore, do not force your eyes continuously. Take frequent breaks.

SUITABLE DIET: 
Good eye care starts with the right diet. A diet rich in vitamin A, vitamins C and E, zinc, lutein, omega-3 fatty acids, and antioxidants is very beneficial for your eyes and can help avoid age-related eye problems. 

Include foods such as carrots, beets, oranges, and green leafy vegetables in your regular diet. Foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids such as salmon and tuna are very effective in reducing dangerous macular degeneration. Antioxidants may reduce the risk of cataracts.

 Lists of different foods are given below that you should never miss to protect yourself from eye diseases:

a)Green Leafy Vegetables And Fruits: Vitamin A is the most important vitamin for the eyes, lack of it can cause night blindness. Fat-soluble vitamin A is most needed by the retina. Vitamin A is found most commonly in green and leafy vegetables. 
The carotene element present in green vegetables is converted into vitamin A. Therefore, eat spinach, mint, fenugreek, beans, etc. The intake of vitamin C helps to repair eye damage. Guava, oranges, pineapples, watermelons, and grapes contain sufficient amounts of vitamins A and C.
b)Dry Fruit: It is also beneficial to take dry fruits to improve eyesight. Dry fruits like raisins are rich in vitamin A, beta-carotene, and carotenoids, which are very important for eye health. The anti-oxidant present in it helps the eyes to fight free radicals. Eating raisins daily does not cause weakness of eyes, muscle damage, cataract, etc. Dry apricots have an abundance of vitamins A, B complex, and C that are beneficial for the eyes.
c)Zinc Food: Zinc is very good for your eye health. Zinc helps the retina like that of vitamin A. Without zinc, the eyes do not utilize enough vitamins as needed, so your eyesight starts to weaken as a result. Zinc is found in plenty in peanuts, yogurt, dark chocolate, sesame and cocoa powder etc. The ability to see remained the same throughout the age. For this, onion and garlic should be included in your meal. 
d)Selenium: If a person has a cataract problem, then he should take plenty of selenium. Selenium is an anti-oxidant and helps in the absorption of vitamin E, which reduces the age-related eye health issue. Fish, grains, eggs, chicken, tuna, liver, and garlic are good sources of selenium.
e)Egg and Fish: Egg is very beneficial for the eyes. Elements called lutein and xanthine, which make carotenoids, are found in abundance in eggs more than any other substance. Eating one egg daily can prevent erosion in the eye cells due to the lack of carotenoids. 
Eggs are very beneficial for eyes. Eating one egg daily can prevent erosion in eye cells due to the lack of carotenoids. Omega 3 is found in plenty in fish, which is beneficial for eyesight.
f)Almond Milk: Drink almond milk 3 times a week. It contains Vitamin E, which is beneficial in relieving eye disorders. Antioxidants like Vitamin E protect the eye lens from damage from free radicals. Vitamin E is found in all types of edible oils, and seeds. Get into the habit of consuming them and include them in your daily diet.

GET REGULAR EYE CHECKUPS: 
Get your eyes checked regularly to maintain good eye health. Learn more about your eyes and when you go to your doctor, get information about the eyes from them. Knowing more about the eyes and learning how to prevent eye diseases will help you to control diseases. 

In addition to making sure that you apply the right medication, updating your glasses or contact lenses, regular eye checkups are also necessary to maintain eye health. 

Most the serious eye conditions such as cataracts and Age-related Muscular Degeneration (AMD) can be treated easily and successfully if diagnosed and treated quickly. If left untreated, these diseases can cause severe vision loss and blindness. In addition, a comprehensive eye examination, including dilating the pupil of the eye, can help detect eye diseases that often provide no warning, such as glaucoma and age-related macular degeneration. 

There is no problem in the eyes, or not, but periodic eye checkups should be done. Diabetic patients, in particular, should undergo eye checkups from time to time, as diabetes has negative effects on the eyes and blindness can occur if diabetes is prolonged.

If you do not have any problem related to eyesight, then you have to visit the eye doctor:

Every 5-10 years between the ages of 20 and 30 
Every 2–4 years between 40–65 years of age 
After the age of 65, see the eye doctor every 1-2 years. 

You can take care of your eyes by following some tips given below:

OTHER MEASURES

If you feel fatigued in the eyes, soaking cotton wool in rose water and keeping, it on the eyes gives relief to the eyes.
Rub both palms and place the warm palms on the eyes for some time.
While working at the computer, position your chair according to the height of the computer. Which does not put too much emphasis on the eyes and never watch TV in the dark, it causes a lot of stress on the eyes.
Remove eye make-up carefully before sleeping at night.

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