A few eye care tips to stay healthy.
Have a regulary comprehensive eye exam.
20/20 vision does not always indicate good eye health. Visiting your optometrist for a regular comprehensive eye exam is the only way to make sure...
We've all heard it: "eating carrots is good for your eyes", and it's true! However keeping your eyes healthy requires a little more...
Maintain a healthy weight.
People who suffer from obesity (mild or more) have an increased risk of developing diabetes and other systemic conditions, such as diabetic eye disease, glaucoma and hypertensive retinopathy which can all lead to
Quit smoking or never start.
Smoking is as bad for your eyes as it is for the rest of your body. Research
has linked smoking to increased risk of developing age-related macular degeneration, cataract and optic nerve damage. All of which can lead to blindness.
Clean your hands and contact lenses properly.
To avoid the risk of infection, always wash your hands thoroughly before putting in or taking out your contact lenses...
Wear your shades.
Sunglasses are a great fashion accessory, but they also protect your eyes from the suns ultraviolet rays. It is absolutely possible to burn your cornea.
CNN newsman Anderson Cooper understands the risks and the painful repercussion of not wearing sunglasses. Click here
to see the whole story
(as reported by usatoday.com)
Wear protective eyewear.
Protective eyewear should be worn when playing sports or doing specific activities around the house...