Facts About eyes:-

  • The entire length of all the eyelashes shed by a human in their life is over 98 feet.
  • We  blink more than we talk.
  • It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
  • Your eyeballs stay the same size from birth to death.
  • They say," in the blink of an eye:, because the eye is the fastest muscle in the body.
  • The eye can not be transplanted.
  • The pupil dilates 45% when looking at something pleasant.




Why is eye care important?

Your eyesight is one of your most important senses: 80% of what we perceive comes through our sense of sight. By protecting your eyes, you will reduce the odds of blindness and vision loss while also staying on top of any developing eye diseases such as cataracts and glaucoma.

Best 8 tips to maintain good eye health:

  • Wash your eyes with cold water.
  • Increase your water intake.
  • Balance nutrition for healthy eyes
  • Quit Smoking
  • Shield your eyes with UV protective Sunglasses.
  • Use safety eyewear. Avoid wearing contact lenses for more than 19 hours.
  • Look Away from the computer screen
  • Exercise your eyes and also be sure to relax them.




Keep Your Eyes Healthy and Happy

  • Eat lots of fruits and vegetables which contain vitamin A, C, and E.
  • Wear goggles for yard work, using power tools, or playing sports.
  • While watching television, keep a distance of 8-10 feet between your eyes and the screen and take breaks.
  • Maintain your weight.
  • Have regular eye exams at least every 12 months.
  • Always clean hands before touching eyes.
  • Give rest to the eyes.
  • Use slices of cucumber and potato to reduce the dark circles under your eyes.

TAKING CARE OF OUR EYES:





Eye-Opening Tips:

Do's:
  • Wash your hands before touching your eyes.
  • Eating healthy food is very important for the eyes. One should eat lots of fruits and veggies for healthy eyes.
  • When you use a computer, make sure you keep the appropriate distance between your eyes and the computer screen.
  • Blink your eyes as often as possible to keep them well lubricated. While using computers, we tend to blink less frequently which leads to dryness in the eyes.

Don'ts:
  • Never rub your eyes too much
  • Don't read in dim light as it causes strain in the eyes.
  • Don't look at a bright light directly.
  • Never focus your eyes on the sun directly as it can damage your eyes.




5  Eye Exercises to improve eyesight:

  1. Rub your palms together until they are warm and place them over your eyes.
  2. Blink your eyes 10-15 times quickly and relax for a few seconds.
  3. Face the sunlight with closed eyes for some time and feel the sun rays on the eyelids.
  4. Move to rotate your eyeballs from one direction to another for some time.
  5. Trace a path along with an imaginary figure of eight with your eyes without moving your head.




Eye Care Tips for Kids:-

  • Vision Screening includes a valuation at birth.
  • Involve young children in visually stimulating activities.
  • If your child has been prescribed glasses, encourage them to wear them as prescribed.
  • Avoid exposure to any cigarette smoke.
  • Contact lenses are only to be when dispensed by an authorized provider.




Natural ways to improve your child's vision:
  • Leafy veggies
  • Whole grains
  • Resting
  • Eggs
  • Fruits
  • Exercise
  • Legumes
  • Fish Oil
  • Nuts and seeds
  • Vitamin supplements
  • Colorful veggies

Good Habits for kids: