6 Things You Should Be Doing For Your Eyes
- Get Your Eye Checked Every 2 Years
A thorough, dilated eye exam can check your risk for major eye diseases, some of which have no early warning signs or symptoms. For example, diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma.
- Quit Smoking
Smoking puts you at greater risk for age-related macular degeneration, cataracts, uveitis and other eye problems. Not to mention the smoke that gets in your eyes.
- Use Safety Eyewear
Wear safety glasses or goggles any time you’re using hazardous or airborne materials -at work and around the house and yard.
- Practice The 20/20/20 Rule
When on a computer or playing on your phone, rest your eyes every 20 minutes and look 20 feet away for 20 seconds
- Wear Sunglasses
Project your eyes (and your kids’ eyes) from harmful UV rays. UV damages starts when you’re young and it is permanent. If you’re outdoors during the day. wear sunglasses.
- Take Your Makeup Off At The End Of The Day
Sleeping in your eye makeup can cause the oil glands around your eyes to clog up, which can lead to styes.
Keep makeup remover pads beside for those times when you’re too tired to wash your face.