Eye Health and Safety Tips That You Should Practice.

Eye Health and Safety Tips That You Should Practice.

We recently came across a very interesting and informative article about 'Women's eye health and safety'. Since our readers are primarily women we thought this information would be beneficial to you, like the surprising health facts that many of you may not be aware of.

Did you know that over 70% of legally blind people are women? Yes it is an astounding percentage and we immediately wanted to know more, like why women were so greatly affected by blindness and what we could do to help prevent it from happening to us and the ones we love?...

Thankfully the article included nine great tips to help us for care for our eyes, and maintain a healthy vision. The tips mentioned included; 'getting a dilated eye exam, researching your family's vision and eye health history, as well as shielding our sensitive eyes from the sun by wearing sunglasses with 100% UV protection.'

The article also covered preventative measures that we can take to ensure optimal eye health by watching our diet and overall body health. Their suggestions included 'eating dark green leafy vegetable like Spinach and collard greens, and also consuming foods high in Omega 3 fatty acids like fish.'

Finally there are also everyday steps that we can take to protect and care for our eyes like 'ensuring our hands are clean before touching our eyes, this reduces the risk of infection. And wearing protective eye wear when performing certain sports activities or if you work in an environment where eye protection is needed.'

If you would like to know more read the complete 'Women's eye health and safety' article and remember to practice and share these great eye care tips with your family and friends.

Are you currently practicing any of the above eye care tips at home? Leave a comment below.
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