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Valuable Recommendations about Eye-health



Did you know that in the UK, half of the sight loss cases can be avoided! With the right prescription glasses, the damage can be controlled up to a certain extent. There are some facts about eye health which everyone should be aware of.

If you don’t want to rely on other people for support, then you should positively make sure that you take care of your health. One of the primary concerns of health should be related to the eyes.

Recommendations about Eye Health

  1.     Regular Eye Tests

Even if you are not eligible for a free NHS eye test, you should get your eyes tested once every two years. If you’re not experiencing any vision change then also eye test is recommended to find out other eye-related diseases which may lead to vision loss.

  1.     Watch Your Diet

Eating a healthy diet is beneficial for not only eyes but for the whole body. Being obese means a higher risk of getting diabetes and this can result in vision loss. Foods having zinc, iron, Omega 3 fatty acids, vitamin C and E should be included more in the diet.

  1.     Protection While Outdoors

Anti-UV glasses should be worn at all times when out in during the day time. Harmful UV rays can cause great damage to the eyes and maybe the reason behind age-related macular degeneration.

  1.     Safety from Computer Screens

For people who have continuous usage of digital devices must use blue filter blocking glasses. These glasses reduce eye strain and block 90% of the harmful blue light which is emitted by digital screens.

The 20-20-20 rule should be implemented by people who spend a lot of time in front of a screen. After every 20 minutes, try focusing for 20 seconds on an object that is 20 feet away.

  1.     Stop Smoking

UK’s leading cause of blindness is smoking. If you wanted to quit smoking then this should be your main reason. The risk of cataracts and age-related macular degeneration is higher in smokers.

  1.     Safety Eyeglasses

Every year many eye-related injuries are reported. While doing some risky activity or playing sports, one should opt for protective eyeglasses which act as a shield from harmful chemicals or objects.

  1.     Regular Exercise

Exercising regularly keeps a lot of health problems at bay and one of them is also vision impairment. A study found out that the risk of age-related macular degeneration can be reduced by 70% through exercise.

Nobody can guarantee you perfect eyesight with these tips but if implemented devotedly, a healthy vision can be maintained in the longer run. According to a 2018 report published by RNIB, in the UK, around six million people are suffering from sight-threatening conditions and the number of people are about to increase with sight loss.

Specscart can help you follow these tips by offering home eye tests, top notch-quality in eyeglasses and sunglasses. Coatings like anti-glare, anti -UV, anti-resistance and anti-scratch in Specscart’s glasses can help you give extra protection to your eyes with no added costs. Blue light filter coating can be added to any glasses of your preference like reading glasses.

To make sure you get your glasses on time with the right prescription, 24hour dispatch service is provided by Specscart so that customers do not have to wait for even a complicated prescription including varifocal glasses.

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