Bad Habits for Eyes

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In modern life, most people pay little attention to health in general and eye health in particular. In fact, eyes are the most delicate part of bodies so they require the utmost care from us. However, there are several regular habits that leave great impact on our eyes we even do not know about. Six listed factors below can impose negatively on eyes.

 

Rubbing eyes


For some people, rubbing eye makes them feel good. Especially, stressed people often rub their eyes and faces with hands to release from uneasy feelings. However, a new study has found those activities such as rubbing eyes, doing a gym workout or sleeping face down result in glaucoma and other eye diseases.

 


Rubbing your eyes or even sleeping face down could lead to vision damage.

Rubbing your eyes or even sleeping face down could lead to vision damage.

 

Smoking


Statistics show that among cataract patients, 20% of those people are heavy smokers. In fact, cigarette smoking causes biochemical changes in our bodies that accelerate aging by encouraging the destruction of collagen. Otherwise, smoking results in lazy eyes and cataract.

 


Smoking results in lazy eyes and cataract.

Smoking results in lazy eyes and cataract.

 

Lack of sleeping time


Staying up late certainly do harm to your eyes. Like your body, eyes should be rested. On this case, try to take opportunity to close eyes and get sufficient sleep.

Staying up late certainly does harm to your eyes. Like your body, eyes should be rested. On this case, try to take opportunity to close eyes and get sufficient sleep.

 

Over exposure to the sun


When spending too much time in the intense summer sun, eye’s vision can be seriously damaged. In addition, excess exposure to sunlight can burn the surface of eyes, cause cancer of eyelids and skin around eyes.

 


It is suggested to wear prescription sunglasses or polarized sunglasses to block the UV rays.

It is suggested to wear prescription sunglasses or polarized sunglasses to block the UV rays.

 

Improper diet


If you properly reduce the intake of amylum, fat or starch to get a slim figure, do not forget to provide your body with enough vegetables and fruit. Researches show that Vitamin E, Vitamin C and provitamin A in fresh vegetables and fruits prevent eye from diseases or wrinkles.

 


Vegetables and fruits are rich in Vitamin E, Vitamin C and provitamin A

Vegetables and fruits are rich in Vitamin E, Vitamin C and provitamin A

 

Computer use


Nowadays, computers and laptops have turned into an indispensable part of modern life. Normally, most people have to work and study with computers which incurs dry eyes. Scientifically speaking, long-time focusing on computer screen releases the lubrication of lachrymal fluid, causing eye dryness.

 


Most people have to work and study with computers which incurs dry eyes

Most people have to work and study with computers which incurs dry eyes

 

 

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I have been working as a doctor of a general hospital since February 1998. In addition, I am a full time writer and specialize in weight loss related issues. I also write for a number of different websites on the Internet.

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This article was published on 2010/11/20