They always say that the wonders of nature are more than meets the eye. But how can you appreciate even the tiniest detail of God’s creations if you’re eyesight is continuously failing? Without any doubt, losing the benefits of a clear and sharp vision is one of the greatest nightmares we are always dreadful about.
Regardless of age, poor eyesight can literally rob a person of a bright vision for the future ahead. In the Philippines, growing concern regarding eye health is not unfamiliar to us anymore. As a matter of fact, cases of poor eyesight can start as early as during primary education until a person reaches late adulthood when serious cases such as cataracts, glaucoma and age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) start to unfold.
Even though eye supplements have been sprouting in the market for the past few years, these products will never be enough to improve your hazy vision. If this is the case, how can we ever defy aging which is slowly robbing us of a good vision? The answer is not to reverse aging but to use simple methods to improve your eyesight. There are a lot of techniques you can use but if I’m going to present to you all that, you might just be overwhelmed.
For this reason, I have summarized all the effective measures for an improved eyesight and formulated a simple four-step method aptly named “MA.T.A.” Here they are:
M – ake sure you always watch what you eat
Eyes are the windows to our souls but that doesn’t mean that you have to disregard the importance of choosing the right foods to eat. As a matter of fact, eating foods may actually hold the key for a healthier vision as long as you choose the right items you put in your mouth. Here are some of the top choices you can eat to make your eyesight clearer than ever:
A – void straining your eyes
There are four simple ways which you can follow to avoid applying unnecessary strain to your eyes:
a. Wear sunglasses every time you are exposed to the sun because research studies have proven the cumulative effects of long sun exposure to our eyes like development of cataracts and other retinal diseases.
b. Keep your computer screen below eye level because through this method, you will be able to slow down your risk of developing dry eye syndrome.
c. Don’t wear your glasses ALL the time for the simple reason that the more you use it, the more your eyes will get used to it until complete recovery becomes impossible to achieve.
d. Don’t try your luck in “staring contest” or doing tricks like “squinting” because in the end, your eyes will suffer the strain it will get from those nonsensical activities.
T – ake herbs and multivitamins that are clinically-proven
In addition to the usual health practices, giving yourself a daily dose of particular herbs and supplements can also help you in achieving your ideal vision. Gingko, glutathione, billberry, sage, zinc, Vitamins A & C are just some of the components that you have to remember in choosing the best diet supplements that are perfect for your needs.
A – im for a healthier lifestyle
Your eyes are not detached from your body system so that means, whatever you do or consume may directly or indirectly affect your vision. Hypertension, diabetes, smoking, excessive alcohol consumption and too much stress are just some of the factors that can greatly affect the power of your vision so before it’s too late, you should develop responsibility and discipline for your own health. Regular consultation with your doctor can also help you go a long way in protecting your precious eyesight.
We will never realize how important our vision is until disease processes rob us of the opportunity to see the earth’s wonders using our two precious eyes. Taking our eyesight for granted will never get us somewhere so efforts to protect our vision should be taken seriously regardless of our age. Our eyes are a gift and it will solely depend on us if we’re going to protect it or return back to the world of darkness.
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