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10 Ways to Keep Your Eyes Healthy

POSTED ON July 12, 2011

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We use our vision every day, in everything we do. Our sight is arguably the most important of our senses. Foundation Fighting Blindness provides the following list of the Top 10 Things You Can Do to Keep Your Eyes Healthy. 1. Always wear sunglasses when you are outdoors. 2. Always wear eye protection when:playing sports mowing your lawn working with tools using household chemicals3. Always work and read in well-lit rooms. 4. Use antireflective coatings on computer screens and glasses. 5. Eat a balanced diet that includes fruit and vegetables rich in lutein and ...

We use our vision every day, in everything we do. Our sight is arguably the most important of our senses. Foundation Fighting Blindness provides the following list of the Top 10 Things You Can Do to Keep Your Eyes Healthy.

1. Always wear sunglasses when you are outdoors.

2. Always wear eye protection when:

  • playing sports
  • mowing your lawn
  • working with tools
  • using household chemicals

3. Always work and read in well-lit rooms.

4. Use antireflective coatings on computer screens and glasses.

5. Eat a balanced diet that includes fruit and vegetables rich in lutein and zeaxanthein and foods high in omega-3 fatty acids and generally maintain a healthy weight.

6. Don’t smoke.

7. Exercise regularly.

8. Keep your blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar within healthy limits.

9. Limit your alcohol beverage consumption as these drinks dehydrate your body, including your eyes.

10. See your Indiana eye care doctor regularly to monitor your general eye health.

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