By Arushi Bidhuri

Published Oct 12, 2023

Tips To Improve Eyesight

Did you know your eyesight starts changing by the age of 40? If left unattended, it can worsen over time. If you want to improve your eyesight and reduce the risks of diseases, here's what you can do.

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Minerals such as zinc and vitamins A, C, and E are some of the most important vitamins and minerals important for maintaining your eye health.

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Get Enough Vitamins And Minerals

Staying fit will keep your weight in check, which will keep your blood levels in check. When your blood sugar levels are too high, there is a chance of damaging tiny blood vessels in your eyes, which can lead to problems.

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Exercise Regularly

Did you know smoking can increase the risk of age-related problems like cataracts, macular degeneration, and more? Avoid smoking to avoid the risk!

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Don't Smoke

Do you spend long hours looking at the screen? Prolonged screen time can lead to dryness, strain, and weariness that can affect the retina and lead to problems.

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Limit Screen Time

If you work in front of the computer screen for long, follow the 20-20-20 rule. Every 20 minutes, stop staring at your computer and look for 20 seconds at an object 20 feet away from you.  

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Follow 20-20-20 Rule

Being dehydrated can lead to dry eyes, irritability, and more such problems. It is vital to keep your hydrated by drinking enough water and other liquids throughout the day.

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Stay Hydrated

Did you know your eyes are vulnerable to germs and infections? Even unclean hands and lenses can cause vision problems. So, wash your hands before touching your eyes, and don't forget to disinfect your contact lenses.

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Keep Your Hands And Lenses Clean

Some eye conditions such as glaucoma, macular degeneration, retinal degeneration, and optic atrophy are hereditary. Learn your family's history of eye conditions and check with the doctor to avoid its onset.

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Look Out For Hereditary Problems

Get yoru eyes checked regularly to avoid the onset of any diseases. If you notice any symptoms of eye diseases, check with your doctor immediately. 

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Regular Check-Ups Are A Must!

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