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16 Quick Tips To Improve Your Eyesight & Vision

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16 Quick Tips To Improve Your Eyesight & Vision

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When nearly half of our day is spent on a laptop, a computer or on an ipad, it is normal to feel eye fatigue and eye related problems. But it is still possible to strengthen our eye muscles against fatigue and also, improve our eyesight and vision. Using the 16 Quick Tips To Improve Your Eyesight and Vision, not only can we maintain our vision but also, improve it naturally. If you’re looking to sharpen your eyesight, the read on to help yourself to see a future of longevity

LOOSEN UP FOR AN EASY VIEW 

Tight collars and ties have been shown to raise blood pressure in the eyes[1], which is a leading risk factor in glaucoma, by constricting the jugular vein. If your neck’s under Pressure, loosen up!

FISH OILS FOR NIGHT VISION

Problems with night vision can be relieved by adding extra essential fatty acids (EFAs) from fish oils to your diet. Deficiencies can also lead to retinal damage. So if you want to see in the dark, make sure you eat at least two portions of oily fish a week.

STOP DEGENERATION WITH VITAMIN

Very high doses of vitamin A may provide a cure for age related muscular degeneration, which is a very common cause of blindness in the over-50’s. The minimum effective dosage is being researched, since too much vitamin A can damage the liver.consult your doctor for advice.

DON’T SALT UP YOUR SIGHT

Too much salt in your diet could double your risk of developing cataracts. Studies have shown that people who eat the least amount of salt are the least likely to develop the condition[2]. Watch out for hidden salts in processed foods, soups and cereals.

KEEP AGEING EYES IN THE CAN

Eating canned tuna more than once a week reduces the risk of developing age related muscular degeneration by 40%. Combine with vitamin rich sweet potato and tomato for the best benefits.

TREAT YOURSELF WITH A BERRY GOOD VIEW

Compounds called flavonoids, found in berries, protect the sensitive cells of the eye, which are especially prone to strain from work at computers. Drink a blueberry smoothie for a bright-eyed day.

LOOK YOURSELF IN THE EYES

If the whites of your eyes appear dull or yellowish in color, this could be an indication of a struggling liver. Help it out with milk, thistle, ginger and citrus fruits.

COOK IT A GREAT VIEW

Carrots really can help you see in the dark. This is because the high levels of vitamins (especially vitamin A) they contain help to protect eyes from daily wear and tear. The beneficial effects of carrots are easier to assimilate in the body if they’re cooked (but not overcooked).

FOCUS ON FISH

Omega -3 fish oils are thought to protect the macula lutea (the spot at the center or the retina) from problems. Aim to eat oily fish like tuna, mackerel or salmon more than once a week and use linseed (flax-seed) and sunflower oils for cooking.

KEEP ON THE LEVEL

Staring at a computer screen all day call be very damaging for the eyes,especially if the screen is badly positioned. Screens should be roughly 60 cm (2 ft) away with the top at eye level,and arms should rest lightly on the desk’s surface.

EAT SWEET POTATO FOR SWEET VISION

Although they taste rich and creamy, sweet potatoes are fat-and cholesterol-free and full of vision-boosting beta-carotene and vitamin A. One medium-sized sweet potato has only 130 calories.

RETAIN AN EGG-CELLENT RETINA

Taurine, found in eggs, meat and fish, is an essential ingredient for keeping the retina strong and supple, enhancing vision.

CHOCOLATE FOR FIRST-RATE VISION

A daily dose of chocolate, particularly the dark, high cocoa-solids varieties, can help vision by topping up copper levels.

PUT YOUR EYES IN THE SHADE

The Optician’s No. 1 tip for healthy eyes is to make sure your sunglasses have high UVA and UVB protection, which will protect eyes against the damaging rays generated by the sun. This is guaranteed to give you a brighter future.

CUT OUT WHEAT AND BANISH UNDER-EYE CIRCLES

Dark circles under the eyes, usually considered a sign of tiredness, can also he caused by food intolerance, often to refined food. Try cutting out processed foods for a few days and see if they lighten up.

GIVE YOUR EYES A REST

Even if you have only a minute to spare, focus on something far away, blink several times to build up moisture, then hold the lids closed for a few seconds, pressing your palms over the sockets to rest and rejuvenate the eyes.

We hope this article was helpful to improve and maintain your eyesight and vision. Share your feedback with us in the comments below.

References:

[1] C Teng, R Gurses-Ozden, J M Liebmann, C Tello, and R Ritch. Effect of a tight necktie on intraocular pressure. Br J Ophthalmol. 2003 August; 87(8): 946–948. PMCID: PMC1771792.

[2] Veromann S, Sünter A, Tasa G, Juronen E, Panov A, Pastak M, Kaljurand K. Dietary sugar and salt represent real risk factors for cataract development. Ophthalmologica. 2003 Jul-Aug;217(4):302-7. PMID: 12792139.

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