Care For Your Eyes This Summer
eyes sparkle if you take care of your eyes with some attention and regular
checkups. It begins with lifestyle issues like what you really eat. Green
leafy vegetables, carrots, liver, cod liver oil, nuts and red or yellow
fruits are essential. The food should be fresh and natural. There is no
point in loading oneself with self prescribed supplementary doses of
Regular visit to eye doctor will detect any eye problem in its early stages
which will make treatment easy and successful. For the minor problems such
as eyes strained by peering too closely at books or computer screen,
you can do simple eye exercises like holding a pen out at arm's length and
looking at its tip till tears roll down your cheeks. It is essential to keep
a strict distance between your eyes and whatever it is you are looking at.
Take frequent breaks to close your eyes for up to a minute to give them some
A good night's rest is what your eyes require after strenuous day. Splash
your eyes with cold water to remove puffiness. A slice of cucumber or potato
can do a trick for tired eyes. For itching eyes, wash your eyes carefully
with water. If the itch continues for a while, you must see the doctor to
rule out infection. It is important that you should go for full eye
examination at least once in two years till you are 40; after that your
visits should be annual.
These days contact lenses are quite a rage as they enhance your features.
Many options like gas-permeable lenses which provide oxygen transmission,
quite a range of coloured cosmetic lenses and disposable lenses in the
market, you have lots to choose from. But once again you have to be careful
in following the doctor's instructions. Wash your hands before putting in or
removing the lenses, wear good quality sunglasses whenever you go out and
get your lenses sterilized every six months. If you like to rid yourself of
specs and lenses, go for eye-correction option in Lasik surgery. These days
doctors hold lasik as an safe, effective and accurate procedure if done
But if you are nervous about eye-surgery then with the right make-up even
you can boast of beautiful eyes.
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