Along with computer vision syndrome, these 4 things can be fatal for your eyes.

Nowadays glasses and lenses are becoming a common necessity. From children to the elderly, eye problems have become common in everyone. But don’t take it as a compulsion, adopt these simple hacks and keep your eyes healthy.

Eyes are an important and delicate part of your body. Therefore, it is important to take special care of it as compared to other parts. Ignoring any eye problem can be harmful. It can have long term effects. The increasing use of gadgets has increased the risk of destroying eyesight. In such a situation, digital eye strain is becoming a new problem of the eyes. But these problems can be overcome with a little care. On this World Sight Day, know some such hacks that will help in keeping your eyesight healthy.

Know what is World Sight Day

World Sight Day is an annual day of awareness on the second Thursday of October. It aims to bring global focus on visual impairment including blindness. This year, World Sight Day will be celebrated on October 14, 2021 with the theme: Love Your Eyes.

International world sight day ka theme hai love your eyes
The theme of International World Sight Day is Love Your Eye. Image: Shutterstack

Globally, at least 1 billion people have near or farsightedness. that can be prevented or has not yet been addressed. Eye problems can affect people of any age. Most of whom are above 50 years of age. Blindness can have a major and protracted impact on all aspects of life. Including daily personal activities, interaction with society, school and work opportunities.

Cataracts are the main cause of vision loss. Other causes such as aging, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, infectious diseases of the eye and trauma need to be addressed.

What are common eye problems?

1. Cataract

This is a common problem with increasing age. Over time, a layer begins to form on the retina of your eye. Due to this your vision becomes weak and blurry. Due to lack of clear vision, glaucoma patients have difficulty in reading, driving or doing other visual tasks. Gradually, with the increase of this layer, the person becomes unable to perform his daily activities.

2. Dry eye syndrome

This is a problem caused by the increasing use of gadgets. In this, the level of tears in your eyes decreases. as well as affect its quality.. The main symptoms of this syndrome are burning, stinging feeling, dryness, itching, heaviness, dryness of the conjunctiva of the eye, redness in the eyes and difficulty in keeping them open for some time.

Apni aankho ki dekhbhaal kare
Take care of your eyes. Image : Shutterstock

3. Computer Vision Syndrome

Due to almost all the work done digitally, the time of sitting in front of the computer has increased. This change in lifestyle can prove to be harmful for your eyes. Like dry eye syndrome, it can make your vision weak.

One, the distance of your eyes from the computer is less, secondly, the movement of your eyes is less during this time. Because of this, there may be problems like pain, burning, itching, blurred vision, etc.

4. Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic patients are at higher risk of diabetic retinopathy Huh. It is the leading cause of vision loss and blindness worldwide. To avoid these, it is very important that diabetic patients take special care of their eyes. Also, keep getting your eyes checked at regular intervals. This will make it easier to spot the problem and help control complications.

Here are some simple hacks to increase the lifespan of eyesight

1. Eat a Balanced Diet

A balanced diet is very important for maintaining healthy eyes and good vision. Green leafy vegetables like spinach, collard greens and kale should be eaten in plenty, which help in avoiding diabetic retinopathy. Meanwhile, blueberries help reduce eye fatigue. Also carrots, which are rich in beta-carotene and lycopene, promote good vision.

2. Give your eyes a break from the screen

You should not stress your eyes with prolonged exposure to computer, TV and mobile screens. You should be careful with the computer screen as its light dazzles the eyes. Often you do not blink your eyes while looking at the screen, which can lead to dry eye syndrome.

Apni aankho ko screen se break de
Give your eyes a break from the screen. Image: Shutterstock

So keep blinking every 30 seconds. Also, follow the 20-20-20 rule in terms of computer use. This rule suggests looking 20 feet or more away for more than 20 seconds every 20 minutes.

3. Put a slice of cucumber on the eyes

Especially before sleeping at night, pressing cold slices of cucumber gently on the eyelids for 10 minutes is beneficial. It especially helps prevent inflammation. Apart from this, it also helps in keeping the eyes relaxed and calm. Cucumbers contain ascorbic acid and caffeic acid, which prevent dryness and inflammation of the eyes.

4. Do Eye Exercises

Exercise and yoga are great for the eyes. They help in keeping the eyes relaxed and stress free. Doing several sets of exercises daily can also help prevent vision loss, prevent dryness and thus keep the eyes in good health.

subah uthkar thande pani se aankhein dhona hai interactionsmand
Waking up in the morning and washing the eyes with cold water is beneficial. Image : Shutterstock

5. Wash eyes regularly with water

Washing regularly is very important for the health of the eyes. It helps in the prevention of dry eyes. In addition, dust and other organic matter in the air can stress your eyes and, in the long run, cause vision impairments such as myopia and hypermetropia.

So ladies, to overcome the problem of eyes and get relief from glasses and lenses, definitely adopt these eye hacks.

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