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How To Take Care Of Your Eyes

Eye Care

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Studies indicate that out of five senses, people are most afraid of losing sight, and for good reason, because we experience most of the world around us with our eyes first. Here are some eye care tips to keep in mind. Maintain a healthy diet Even though it is true that foods loaded with Vitamin A can prevent drying of the eyes and night blindness, they should not be thought of as a remedy by themselves, but you ought to include them in your diet nonetheless. Particular minerals are also thought to keep eyes in their best shape. Zinc, for example, has been shown to reduce the risk of age related vision changes. Antioxidants also help delay deterioration of vision related to aging. Avoid injuries to the eyes There is a substantial risk of hurting your eyes when you are playing certain sports or when you’re performing activities that generate airborne debris. It is important that you pay attention to your activities and what is happening around you, and wear protective glasses which cover the eye from the front and from the sides. Defend eyes from harmful UV rays Excessive exposure to UV rays can eventually cause cataracts and macular degeneration. You need to put on sunglasses so that you can minimize sunlight exposure and forestall aforementioned conditions. Pick sunglasses that protect from UV A and B. Eye Care

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Prevent eye problems Your daily habits can cause your eyes to gradually deteriorate from abuse. Refrain from reading in dim light, and take breaks regularly from the things you are doing to give your eye muscles a time to rest. Periodic eye examinations Go to an eye specialist every 2 to 4 years if you are between the ages of 40 and 65 and every 1 to 2 years if you are above 65. If you have diabetes mellitus or have a family member who has glaucoma or macular degeneration, a visit to the doctor once a year would be a good idea, if not necessary. Do not delay treatment for eye conditions Unfortunately, there are a handful of eye disorders that individuals have a high chance of acquiring at some point in their life. Cataract is an example of these conditions. Its precise cause is not yet identified, but old age is considered to play a great role. In the past, cataract treatment called for surgery. Then again, recently, many patients have benefited from using N-a-Acetyl-Carnosine or NAC Eye Drops. Can-C is a well-known brand of eyedrops which have NAC. The sooner an individual starts using this treatment, the better the results are going to be. But of course, you have to consult with your doctor prior to using such medicine.

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Things To Keep In Mind To Ensure Your Eyes Remain Healthy