How To Maintain Your Eye Health
To keep our vision in working order, and our eyes healthy, it is important to look after them and give them the care they deserve. If you are wondering how to maintain your eye health, we at Invision Optical have put together some tips that will help. Have a look below, and give us a call at our Oakville facility to learn more.
Wear Protective Eyewear
From safety glasses to sunglasses, wearing the proper protective eyewear will help keep you safe and your eyes healthy. If you are working with tools, goggles and safety glasses can prevent foreign debris from entering your eye and causing damage. Eye guards are great for partaking in different sports and activities, ensuring you stay protected. Sunglasses protect your eyes from harmful UV rays of the sun, and should always be worn when going outside, no matter the time of year.
Don’t Strain Your Eyes
As screen time continues to rise for both young and old alike, it is essential to make sure you do not overly strain your eyes in the process. If you look at a computer screen for work, school, or play, adhere to the 20-20-20 rule. Every 20 minutes look away from the screen and focus on something that is 20 feet away, for at least 20 seconds. This will give your eyes the rest they need, and reduce the strain that is placed on them.
Wash Your Hands
Whether you wear contact lenses, or none at all, every time you touch your eyes, whether it’s to insert or remove your contacts, or rubbing your face, always wash your hands beforehand. You can never be sure what germs are covering your hands, so it is vital to clean them as not to contract an infection.
Receive Annual Eye Exams
The number one way to keep tabs on your eye health is to receive a comprehensive eye exam on a yearly basis. Having an optometrist assess the state of your eyes, is a great way to make sure your vision is clear and your eyes are healthy. Our optometrists are highly skilled and experienced in performing eye exams, as they can provide proper prescriptions and catch early signs of eye diseases, and other related health risks.
So if you are wondering how to maintain your eye health, we here at Invision Optical can help. Book an appointment at our Oakville facility, with one of our friendly and knowledgeable optometrists, and they can perform an eye exam and discuss with you the best way to keep your eyes healthy.
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