Zee Media Bureau
New Delhi: Our eyes are the most valuable and sensitive sense organs of our body. It also enables us to see the world and the colours around us. We often tend to ignore our eyes until there are noticeable issues. We should take proper care and always keep our eyes healthy to have a good eyesight.
Here are some simple tips to keep our eyes healthy:
Eat healthy diet
One should eat a healthy nutritious diet consisting of lots of fruits and vegetables like dark leafy greens, sprouts, nuts, oranges and citrus fruits.
If you want healthy eyes then quit smoking as it can increase the risk for macular degeneration, cataracts and optic nerve damage.
Lack of sleep can cause eye fatigue, which include tired, itching and burning eyes. So, one should get adequate sleep to help replenish your eyes with essential nutrients as well as to function properly.
Regular eye check-up
Get your eye check up done on regular basis to keep your vision strong. It can also help with early detection of conditions such as cataracts, glaucoma and macular degeneration which could lead to sight loss.
One should always wear UV protective sunglasses or sports goggles while going out as looking directly at the sun can damage your eyes and also increases the risk for cataracts and macular degeneration.