Can you see 2016 yet?
As that time for planning and making new resolutions is upon us, here’s some helpful thoughts on commitments for protecting that most precious of senses – your vision.
The most important thing you can do is to make sure you see get your eyes examined regularly, so if you’re behind schedule, contact Malbar today.
Here’s three more tips for good eye health in 2016:
Follow the 20/20/20 rule
Whether fine detail, intense viewing hobbies – like needlework or cooking – are wearing your eyes out or like just about everyone else out there you’re spending plenty of extra time staring at a small screen that doubles as your phone, give your eyes a break with the 20/20/20 Rule. Every 20 minutes or so look up at something 20 feet away for 20 seconds to give your eyes a rest.
Take Proper Care of Contact Lenses
A wonderful convenience, don’t let contacts become an eye hazard with improper care. Always follow the doctor’s orders on wear and care, including only cleaning in the proper solution and storing correctly in their case.
Eat Well To See Well
You are what you eat and eating the right foods can help protect your vision. Try foods like leafy greens, nuts and shellfish to get omega-3 fatty acids, lutein, zinc and vitamins A, E and C.