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Tips for Healthy Eyes!

Tips for Healthy Eyes!

Tips for healthy eyes Despite eyesight being among our most treasured of sense we don’t often take the steps needed to maintain healthy eyes throughout our lives. There are easy ways to ensure you are routinely on the right path to maintaining good eye health and protecting your vision. See your optician regularly When you are seeing well, or not having a noticeable visual impairment it’s easy to forget about making an appointment to see your optician. Eye exams are not just for people experiencing changes in their vision. An eye exam is an essential way to detect even the slightest changes to your eye health and, it can also detect other systemic health issues, such as glaucoma and diabetes, before there are any symptoms. Protect your eyes It’s important to protect your eyes from the environment. Most homes and offices have very dry air, which can cause eye dryness and irritation. Using a humidifier to control air quality and lubricating eye drops are great options to help protect your ocular surface from irritation and dryness. 
The sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays can also be harmful to your eyes. In fact, a lifetime of UV light exposure can increase your risk of cataracts and macular degeneration. Protect your eyes as you would your skin by wearing sunglasses with 100 percent AVA and AVB protection. By the time you have reached 18 years of age, you have received 80 percent of your lifetime exposure, which is why it is also critically important to take these same sunglass precautions with children. Practice eye safety by using protective eyewear while playing sports or working...