Save your Eyes, get your eyes tested
Every five second one person goes blind
90 % blind children don’t go to school
89 % of children get blind before they attain the age of 5
If timely treated 80% people could be save from getting blind
In the modernized age working with machines the life of human has also become a machine. Whether its home or office or in road we are surrounded by machines. Most of us spend 12 – 14 hours either in front of computer, mobile or TV. Even on road we are intoxicated with the poisonous residue of the vehicles and at office our eyes are watching the computer screen and while at home, TV replaces computer screen. The remaining time is occupied by mobile. And these are all the reasons to harm your eyes. Whether walking on road, or riding a scooter our eyes are under some sort of force and pollution plays an important role. Short of time in this rapid life and due to unawareness we fell prey of getting our eyes damaged. Sometimes this ignorance becomes reason of blindness. Our eyes are very important. Try tying cloth on your eyes and do any work, you would realize how important our eyes are. But we can prevent from these evil effects by bringing changes in our routine work and take care of our eyes.
Primary symptoms of eye ailment
- Face problem in seeing the letters written on Black Board or unable to see properly
- Had complaining headache
- Complaints like redness, itching, swelling, tears, dryness or pain in eyes
- Unclear / foggy vision
- Unable to see clear image or seeing rainbow colors around the source of light
- Mode of seeing – whether they see with both eyes or covering one eye
- Blinking of eyes of quite often
- Itching or irritation in eyes while working
- Keeping books and other small readable things near to the eyes
- Seeing double images in one image
Points to be remember
- Take nutritious food/ balanced diet.
- Take fruits, sweet carrot, especially yellow colour fruits like papaya and mango, as these are best source of vitamin A.
- Avoid intake of spicy, stale food, nutrition less and junk food.
- Maintain cleanliness and clean atmosphere.
- Wash the eyes with clean water 2-3 times a day
- If eyes are sticky, clean it properly in regular intervals.
- Eyes should be properly cleansed soon after getting up from bed in morning.
- Never use dirty cloths while cleaning eyes.
- Self medication regarding eye should always be avoided. Consult the doctor
- Avoid use of Native / local made medicines.
- Take precautions while using kajal, surma and other herbals for eyes.
- Protect the eyes from bright light, smoke and chemical substances.
- Never try to see the solar eclipse, sun or welding light with naked eyes.
- Ensure the proper arrangement of light in room while watching TV, watch the TV from a proper distance and give rest to your eyes time to time while watching continuously
- Always read in proper light. Light rays should directly fall upon the object which you are reading instead on your eyes
- Try to read in straight position instead lying down on bed or any such position which gives much strain to eyes.
- Consult the eye specialist on facing any type of eye problems instead of taking advice from Non-medical and lay people.
- Avoid superstitions regarding eye problems and solutions