As much as we don’t like to admit it, our lifestyle choices affect our health.
By eliminating harmful lifestyle choices and habits that have a direct effect on our eyes’ health, you can protect your eyesight.
Quit Smoking and Help Your Vision
Smoking has several damaging effects on your vision, all caused by the free radicals smoking produces.
Alcohol in moderation can help your sight, but is very damaging when used to excess.
The eyes have a very great need for oxygen and quality nutrients.
The eyes are rich in blood vessels.
Some have weak junctions and are prone to leaking blood, which can lead to the wet form of macular degeneration.
High sugar levels can damage blood vessels, which also increases the chance of developing cataracts or glaucoma.
Chronic Stress Affects Your Eyesight
Stress elevates levels of adrenaline, which can raise eye pressure, putting you at greater risk of developing glaucoma.
Eyestrain Caused By Computers
The human eye is NOT meant to spend hours focusing at objects close to it.
It is naturally in a relaxed state when looking at something at further distances, approximately 7 feet and beyond.
Eye Stress – What Is It and How You Can Avoid It
What is Eye Stress?
It is the process of the eye tissues and nerves getting strained and made into tension. Eyes have very sensitive tissues that can take up a limited amount of stress. If the tension or tolerance is exceeded it leads to Eye stress.
Don't forget to protect your eyes with safety glasses or goggles.