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Six advices to prevent vision impairment

Six advices to prevent vision impairment

The digital devices is commonly-used in modern society. People stare at the digital screen for too long and find their vision blurre. If you have been negligent of the eye aging sign ,you put yourself at a higher risk of presbyopia ,cataract , glaucoma, retinal detachment and macular degeneration. To maintain the healthy and bright eyes, eye care measures should seize your attention.

The eye is the most direct organ we explore the world with. Lights reflects to the eye from objects and converts into image in the brain through a series of comprehensive effect of cornea, iris, lens and retina .This is how we can see the world. As you you have been using eyes in the wrong way with age,the eye problems may emerge.

Common eye diseases

Myodesopsia(Eye floater)

Physiologic myodesopsia happens as the the age adds and when you have nearsightedness. Most physiologic myodesopsia is benign .Black spots, lines and circle and other floating objects appear in visual field attributing to opacity from vitreum natural degeneration. However, if the condition does not improve for a long time, you should take further medical examination on vitreous hemorrhage, peripheral retinal holes, retinal detachment, which require medical treatments soon as possible.

 Macular degeneration

The most sensitive part of human vision is the macular. When the macular degeneration happens you lose the central vision, you can not distinguish details near or far and can not tell bright or dark. Because its ageing leaves lipids at the rear of the retina and form some yellow deposit which hinders the vision. The disorder of vessel will cause a even more serious type of macular degeneration, if not treated properly, it will result in blindness.

Presbyopia

Symptoms usually begin around the age of 40.You can not see the near things clear .The vision becomes blurred when you change focus.The cause of Presbyopia is that The elasticity of the intraocular lens decreases with age, and gradually lose the ability to adjust the focal length.

Cataract

Cataract dims the color you see and hinders the sensitivity to light.Ageing ,genetic inheritance factor,complication or medicine side effect forms a cloud in the lens .The cloud blocks light reflection and prevents image from reaching the retina and vision is impaired.

Retinal detachment

A patients with retinal detachment may experience the vision decline, troubled color vision.The most serious situation is complete blindness. Colloidal material from the lens leaks to the behind the retina and detach the retina. The pathology are rhegmatogenous retinal detachment, exudative retinal detachment, retinal traction detachment, which must be treated as soon as possible to prevent blindness.

Glaucoma

Glaucoma is the one of the top three eye diseases leading to blindness. WHO even listed glaucoma as one of the main objects of world blindness prevention project in 2020. The cause for most glaucoma is not clear. When the disease happens, the vision may blur suddenly along with other syndromes such as pain in eye and headache nausea and vomiting. People with gene of inherited disease, people who have high myopia, diabetes and cardiovascular disease are more vulnerable to glaucoma.

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Good habits for eye health

1.Blinking

We blink less spontaneously, when we have been staring at 3C products.The cornea doesn't get enough moisture in time and dries as you blink less frequently .The Vision will become blurred.Remember to blink usually and keep the eyes moisturized.As for the blinking frequency ,you can refer to the 20/20 rest principle ,that is to take a 20-second break after you use the the digital device for 20 minutes.

2.Hydrate the environment

The dry air in the room with air conditioner or heater dries the eye as well.You should avoid direct air blow into the eyes and breathe fresh air outdoors occasionally.Drink more water or use a humidifier to avoid dry eyes.

3.Eye message

Take several drops of smoothing and relieving essential oil on the palm, and then mix it with lotion .Warm the mixture on your palm and gently message the surrounding of eyes by circling for 5-10 times. Then press the eyebrow socket slight harder with finger pulp.This message can relax and moisturize the eyes by stimulating the eyelid glands to secrete enough tear film .

4.Quit smoking

Smoking not only increases the risk of getting lung disease, but also reduces the blood flow in the eyes.Meanwhile, it increases oxygen free radicals in the eyes, damaging the optic nerve.Dry eye is the mild consequence.While in the serious situation, the eye may suffer from cataracts, macular degeneration, glaucoma, and permanent blindness in the most extreme case. You might want to think about quitting smoking and avoiding the exposure to second-hand smoke.

5.UV protection

It’s necessary to wear sunglasses that can block UV damage when you go out during the day. The long term exposure to UV light can raise the chance of getting cataract and macular degeneration.The excessive exposure to UV in short time even can burn eyes and cause direct damage.In addition, when you go to the seaside or snow field underlying dangerous glare and light reflection, you should wear the glasses with lens of extra protection film besides its UVA & UVB block function.

6.Ensure adequate sleep

Sleep cycle for 7-8 hours each day can also protect the eyes. The eyes keep rotating during sleep and accelerates the metabolism of waste. When you don’t get enough sleep, the waste deposits in eye, making the eyes more fatigue and dry and swelling.

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