The eye is a very precious divine gift organ, therefore eye health should be considered as one of the health care. To ensure that we can enjoy good and long -lasting vision, we need to focus on eye health and maintain the overall function of vision. We need to get regular eye examinations to make sure our vision function is good.
1. Food for The Eyes
Proper nutrition plays an important role in maintaining eye health and can prevent from eye diseases. Make sure that the daily food you eat to some extent can provide important nutrients to maintain eye health. Practice eating foods rich in vitamins A & C-milk, vegetables (especially carrots and broccoli) and fruits (especially apricots and grapes) and so on.
2. Exercises for The Eyes
3. Turn away from computers and smartphones
Most jobs require the use of a computer for several hours a day. Excessive use of smartphones can also lead to the risk of eye problems, especially use in the dark. Using a computer in the right way can ensure good eye health. Some guides are provided for computer users, namely:
4. Periodic eye examinations
Get an eye exam at least once a year to make sure your vision level and eye health are always in good condition. Seek medical advice immediately if you have the following problems:
5. Wear Sunglasses
Sunglasses are glasses that provide Ultraviolet (UV) protection from sunlight. Make sure you seek advice from an optometrist when choosing the right sunglasses for you. Good sunglasses are those that can filter and provide 99-100% UVA and UVB protection from sunlight. UV radiation can cause cataracts.
Resources: MyHEALTH Official Portal Ministry of Health Malaysia http://www.myhealth.gov.my/
Date of Input: 28/04/2022 | Updated: 22/06/2022 | aslamiah
Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 UPM Serdang ,Selangor