You can be pro active in your vision care and get better vision!
1 Don’t get enough vitamin A? Eat Carrots. Vitamin A deficiency is rare, but if you think your are NOT getting enough of it, here are some sources.
Don’t supplement for Vitamin A unless you do have a deficiency, talk to your doctor. Vitamin A is NOT water soluble, and will stay in your
1 Here Are Some Vitamin A Sources:
* liver… you either hate it, or love it
* Broccoli leaves And Broccoli
* Those yummy sweet potatoes
* Popeye spinach 🙂
This is not an exhaustive list, just to give you an idea.
2 Yes, Action Video Games. A study actually shows that playing video games CAN improve your vision… just don’t play for hours of intensive games without giving your eyes a break, that could hurt your vision.
3 Go and be active ouside. Research shows that children who play outside for a few hours a day decrease their risk of myopia, which is short sightedness. And yes, it does also help adults. Giving your eyes a break from all the “near sight” work, and allowing them to focus on far away objects.
5 Go to an eye doctor on a regular schedule. Minimum, once a year you need to go to the eye doctor. An eye doctor can help you identify vision problems and diseases in their early stages, where it is easiest to treat with the best results for your eye health.
7 Eat a balanced diet, including salads, fruits, vegetables for their anti-oxidant values. And, cut out the processed foods, fast foods, white sugar / flour foods and cut out the pop! Drink Water.
8 Computer Stress (computer vision syndrome) or Near Point Stress: These are the biggest eye health problems today. Take a break every 1/2 hour when on a monitor / screen for long periods of time. Look at something far away to help your eyes get a break on near focusing. And don’t forget to blink!
9 Get Moving. Yes it is true. Exercise, even just going for a walk, or bicycling will help you to keep your eye health!