everyday eye care tips

Caring for your eyes is a life-long job. Smart prevention and loving care can go a long way between your annual exams. Here are a few everyday eye care tips to help you protect your eyes for years to come!

Eat More Leafy Greens

Loaded with vitamin C, beta-carotene, lutein and zaxanthin, these vitamins and minerals act like a natural sunscreen to protect your eyes from harmful UV rays.

Wear Sunglasses

Wearing sunglasses rain or shine helps to protect them from damaging UV rays.

Stay Hydrated

being sure to drink a least 8 glasses of water a day will help to keep eyes lubricated, avoideing dry eye, eye strain and eye fatigue.

Caffeine

Be sure not to drink more than two servings of caffeinated products a day. More than that can have a drying effect on our eyes, causing strain, and fatigue.

Contacts

Making sure you wash your hands before touching contact lenses, whether removing or inserting them is one of the most important things you can do to keep your eyes healthy!

For more everyday eye care tips schedule your next annual eye exam or give us a call!


Source: medlineplus.gov

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