Smoking damages blood vessels in the eyes and can lead to cataracts, macular degeneration, and other eye problems.
Its better to wear sunglasses when we go outdoors and avoid staring directly into bright lights.
Blue light emitted by electronic gadgets can damage eyes. Reduce the amount of time spent on gadgets like cell phone / tablet etc. Avoid using them in darkness to minimise the damage.
Stay fit and active by exercising every day. A healthy body improves our immunity.
Regular eye exams are important for people of all age. Eyes are one of the most sensitive organ and require proper care.
Our eyes are surrounded by fluid, which protects eyes by washing away debris and dust. Drinking at least 8 cups of water daily helps us to to keep our eyes moist.
Our diet must contain plenty of green leafy vegetables, spinach, corn, oranges, eggs, yellow carrots. These foods contain high levels of vitamins and minerals which are good for our eyes.
Our bodies can’t synthesize macular pigments. Hence, supplementation is useful to protect our eyes.