Your eyes are the windows to your soul. You can have eagle eyes, bedroom eyes or a twinkle in your eyes. There are so many of these sayings that involve our eyes. Why? Because they speak volumes about how we feel, they can be among our most attractive features and of course they are key to our sight.
We’ve talked about how wearing glasses won’t make your eyesight worse but what can we do to help make our vision better? Beyond wearing the proper prescription glasses there are some easy natural ways we can all take better care of our all-important eyes. Here are few tips ;
DIET AND EXERCISE
There are numerous reasons a healthy diet is important to living a better life, as well as better vision as they contein vital vitamins and nutrients key to vision, adding carrots improves vision because of its rich vitamins and carotenoids they contain which also helps night vision through rhodopsin pigments. Also vitamins and minerals will give your body with the essential building blocks, vitamins A, C and E, along with the mineral Zinc, help to prevent your eyes from developing a condition where the macula (the part of your eye that controls central vision) deteriorates. You can find these vitamins and minerals in foods like carrots, broccoli, spinach, strawberries, sweet potato, citrus fruits, and foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids, like salmon. These vitamins and minerals, along with a healthy consumption of antioxidants, will also help to protect your retinas.
Exercise can certainly better vision, there are no studies that prove them to be helpful in improving eye conditions. These exercises may not help with conditions like myopia, hyperopia or astigmatisms, but they can help with eye strain. “Digital Eye Strain” in particular is becoming increasingly common for people who work on a computer or spend a significant amount of time focusing on a screen. This condition can cause significant eye strain, dry eyes, blurred vision, headaches, issues with focusing at distances, and other physical discomforts. Incorporating eye exercises into your daily routine can help to alleviate some of these symptoms. Exercising the eyes by blinking gives eyes brief rest and moisturizes them so they do not dry out.
Take 2 minutes and blink once every 30 seconds, making sure your eyes are completely closed before opening them again. After slowly blinking, spend another 2 minutes where you blink every 4 seconds. Repeat the process several times throughout the day to train your eyes to blink more.
You can also Move your eyes to look up (without moving your head) and then do the same looking down. Repeat a few times and then move your eyes in a slow circle going clockwise, followed by a slow circle going counterclockwise. This is good for range of motion and circulation.
Using your eyes you can also draw out the alphabet from A to Z. Make sure you’re “drawing” the letters out large enough that you can feel your eyes getting a good range of motion and cuts off unusual eye movements.
You can also shift focus your thumb at different distances as this helps eye focus .
Subsequently Rest the eye by shutting it to sleep this will certainly guarantee you improved vision on the longer run.
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