The eye is a very important part of the body in human life. Caring and maintaining eye’s health is a very important thing to do. The eye is a wonderful gift that God has given us, without eyes, we cannot see the beauty of the world and we will not be able to see the faces of those who we love. As we get older, the ability or quality of the eyes will decrease, so when we are older we will experience the risk of visual disturbance and we will be more difficult to see and read in a long distance. In order for the eye to stay healthy despite old age, then here are some ways that can be alternative as an effort to care for the health of your eyes.
Maintain Health By Keeping Food
The health of our organs is influenced by the foods we consume. To maintain eye health then we also need to pay attention to our food. You need to eat lots of fruits and vegetables. In maintaining the eyes, you need a lot of beta-carotene. You can eat a lot of fruit or vegetable that contain beta-carotene such as carrots. The beta-carotene itself has an antioxidant that is good for keeping the quality of our organ, it is good to maintain the function of each organ in the body. And also for the eye contact lenses user, you should not wear it more than 19 hours usage per-day. If you use it over that duration, you might be having a permanent eye damage and you might also get irritated, means that your eyes will be very uncomfortable.
Reduce the use of eye drops. You can only use eye drops to overcome the problem of red eyes, but you only need to use it occasionally. Eye drops will actually damage the health of your eyes if you use it too often. Use cucumber as an alternate substitute for eye drops. Cucumber you can use to compress the eyelids. Crisp slices of cucumber gently and put on top of the eyelid for about 10 minutes before bedtime to prevent swelling.