It is recommended that you pay special attention to your eyes. Eye hygiene includes preventive measures for your eyes. Here are 5 common sense guidelines for you to enjoy the best vision for many years.
- Annual check up
Get a check up with a certified optometrist to detect myopia, astigmatism or hyperopia, among other alterations.
Balanced nutrition and exercise are healthy habits. We are a product of what we do and what we eat. With regard to diet and sedentary lifestyle, diabetes is a silent disease that, among others, affects the cardiovascular system and also your vision. Progressive vision loss can greatly complicate your quality of life.
- Suitable sunglasses for every occasion
Occupational glasses with Blue Care blue filter lenses to protect you from so many hours of computer, mobile and electronic screen devices. Sunglasses with UV protection if you are going to spend time outdoors. SXT Sport adjustable glasses for hiking, athletics, snowboarding, or football that absorb shocks... There are always the right pair for every occasion.
- Blink and lubricate your eyes
Dry eye is a consequence of decreased blinking. Every time you close your eyes you lubricate the cornea, and your eye will function in optimal conditions. Since screens came into your life, with backlighting you tend to flicker, and less damp gets to the eye. Before you get to suffer from Computer Vision Syndrome, take your precautions. Spending many hours in a row in front of a screen can lead to eye fatigue, dry eye, irritation, redness and in extreme cases blurred vision, double vision, headaches, neck and of course, exhaustion. Do yourself a favor and take a break
The 20-20-20 rule is your ally. Every 20 minutes focus on something 20 feet away for 20 seconds. It is also recommended to keep your eyes closed for another 20 seconds every half hour. Serum and artificial tear help too.
Clean hands are essential to prevent infections of all kinds. Do not touch your eyes with dirty hands, wash your face with special care around your eyes. Your eyelashes have the function of preventing particles from entering your eyes. Therefore, if you use makeup, you should remove it carefully with wet wipes or the method that you consider most effective and affordable for you. If you wear contact lenses, follow the manufacturer's instructions, and replenish the liquids and solutions of the lenses as often as indicated, humid and warm environments are very conducive to the growth of bacteria.