Protect Your Sight As You Age

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Eye, the most sensitive organ in our body therefore it need an extra care. Now a days due to over life style we face the problem of sight in early ages. If you take good care of your body and mind, then don’t forget your eyes.

As we will get older, the more our doctors tell us to take care of our bodies with a healthy diet and lifestyle. In the much the same way, we must also keep an eye on our eyes.

You may be thinking this isn’t for you because “Your eyes aren’t that bad” or “You don’t even wear contacts or glasses.” Whether you wear prescription eyewear or not, you should take an energetic approach, so you can maintain healthy eyes as you get older. Here we discuss how we keep our eyes healthy and strong with the growing age.


Having Knowledge Of Common Eye Problems


Naturally at the age of about 45 or even earlier, our eye lenses loses flexibility therefore it is more difficult to adjust the focus of nearby object as compare to far away object. As a result of this we need reading glasses as we age, even if we’ve never needed glasses before. Common eye problems and diseases that come with old age include dry eye, glaucoma, detached retina, mascular degeneration, and cataracts. Most can be treated, delayed, or reversed, especially when you consult eye specialist at the early stages of problem.


Healthy Habits for Aging Eyes


This is the best time to work on your eye health, even if your eye sight is perfect because these healthy habits prevent these issues.

You can do the following things in daily life  to reduce your risk of developing age-related vision problems:

Stay Active

An active life style is important for our body as well as for our eyes. Know a days we are on sedentary life style that is key to every problem.

Eat Healthy

Whatever you eats tell you about your health. Therefore foods that are rich in Vitamins C and E can help maintain your eyesight. Some great food examples include vegetables, fish, eggs, nuts, and fruits.

Stop Smoking

Smoking is the cause of many health problem, including your sight. Smoking can increase the risk of developing cataracts or optical nerve damage. It also cause heart diseases and lung cancer.

Avoid UV rays

Both the direct and indirect sunlight harm us especially our eyes is effected by them. Also the heating systems in our homes and offices may cause eye irritation due to dryness.

Take a Computer Break

Today almost all have to do work on computer. Therefore it is important to take a break from it to maintain the health of eye otherwise it will cause digital eye strain.


Maintaining a healthy sleeping pattern contributes to our general well being, but it also helps keep our eyes from straining. Also schedule your regular eye exam.

For more detail about healthy tips for eye watch this video.

Editor WL

Author Since:  April 17, 2019