Your eyes are the windows to your soul and to the world. Wrinkles, puffiness, dark circles, redness are some common problems you face when you take these windows for granted. Incorporating and adopting good lifestyle choices will ensure that you’re seeing your best.
Following are some easy tips to protect and keep your peeper healthy
Reduce puffiness with cucumber slices:
Caffeic acid and ascorbic acid in cucumber prevent water retention in eyes and reduce puffiness and swelling around the eyes. Simply put cucumber slices on your eyes and gently press. Do this daily for 10 mins before going to bed.
Keep your eyes clean:
It’s important to wash your eyes with fresh water. A few drops of rose water would be good. And never use hot or cold water on the eyes. Always wash with fresh water
Eat healthy stay healthy:
A good health always starts with good nutrition and good nutrition starts when you pick good healthy foods to keep yourself strong and healthy. If you want to ward off age-related vision problems you need to incorporate these foods in your diet i.e. Oranges, citrus fruits, eggs, nuts, beans, oyster, and leafy green vegetables. Type 2 diabetes is the leading cause of blindness in adults. A healthy lifestyle and well-balanced diet would certainly help you in coping and keeping such diseases off.
Don’t forget to blink:
When you are working on the computer or when you’re engrossed in your work, you forget to blink, the lubricant of your eyes evaporates leaving your eyes dry. Such malpractices lead to dry eye syndrome so doesn’t forget to blink when you’re focused on your work. To remove and avoid eyes strain use 20-20-20 rule. When you are working on screen, take a short break after every 20 min and look at object 20 feet far for 20 sec.
Exercise your eyes:
Like rest of our muscles, eye muscles need a bit workout to stay in tone. Sit comfortably with your body aligned. Now without moving your head, direct your gaze in all dimensions and hold for 2 sec in each dimension. Look upward and hold for 2 sec. look downward and hold for 2 sec. Look and hold in all dimension and then close your eyes to give them rest. Repeat this three times. And after that, you will feel fresh and vibrant.