5 Effective Routines to Maintain a Healthy Sight

Having a healthy eye needs a good maintenance routine

Annually, the second Thursday of October is set aside as World Sight Day to draw attention to blindness and vision impairment, one of the major Public Health issue which continues to plague many.

To also encourage a healthy sight, here are 5 effective routines to help you maintain good vision.


Regular Check-ups

The importance of regular check-ups cannot be over-emphasized. See an optometrist or ophthalmologist at least once a year and whenever you have eye problem.


Wear Protective Glasses

Always use protective eye wear when doing hazardous jobs or when under high intensity Sunlight


Eat Vegetables and Fruits

Eat fruits and vegetables rich in vitamin A and carotenoids. They include carrots, paw paw, broccoli, lettuce, spinach.


Create Rest Time

Give rest to your eyes for about 20 seconds after staring at screens (phones and computers) for 20 minutes. You can make this a habit by engaging in other offline activities during these intervals and sleep regularly.


Exercise Regularly:

Several studies over the years have found connections between regular exercise and eye ailments such as cataracts, wet age-related macular degeneration and glaucoma. Exercise also helps to prevent some health related disease that may lead to bad eyesight. These diseases include; type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure.


Written by Prince Simeon

Goldenchyld is the Head Publicist and Blogger at Hypestation Nigeria. He has interest that cuts across lifestle, tech, music and other things that affect everyday living. Follow him on Twitter @goldenchylduno and @goldenchyld_ on Instagram


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