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Improve eyesight in natural ways.


How to improve eye sight.
How to improve eyesight?

Eyesight is the major concerned problem of people nowadays. It is not only seen in older people but also in the younger generation. 

Although, there are several natural ways you can improve your vision without attaining glasses. 

In this article, we list various natural ways by which you can improve vision without surgery.

List of ways to improve your Vision

1. Protective Eyewear: 

Eye glasses for protection
Protective eyewear. 

   Protecting your eyes from Ultraviolet rays, eye damages, and impacts are essential.

You should invest in eye wears that is made of polycarbonate material because it resists shattering and can provide UV (ultraviolet light) protection.

You should use eye protection if you are involved in the activities listed below:

  • Hazardous chemicals
  • Flying debris or other small particles 
  • Objects that fly into the eyes unexpectedly

 2. Sufficient Vitamins and Minerals:  

Vitamins for better eyes.
Vitamins for healthy eyes. 

    You should consume certain vitamins such as Vitamin A, C, and E and minerals for example Zinc in order to maintain your eye health and to prevent several vision problems. 

Also, omega-3 fatty acids have anti-inflammatory properties and are very important for retinal health. 

The foods that contain 

  • Omega-3 fatty

  • Coldwater fish
  • Flaxseed
  • Walnuts

  • Zinc

  • Red meat
  • Shellfish
  • Chickpeas
  • Yogurt

  • Vitamins

  • Apricots
  • Carrots
  • Mangos
  • Spinach
  • Broccoli
  • Strawberries
  • Almonds

3. Sunglasses

According to research UV radiation, whether from natural sunlight or indoor artificial rays can damage the eye's surface tissues as well as the cornea and lens. 

UV radiations may result in harmful eye conditions:

  • Cataracts
  • Eye Cancers
  • Growths on Eye
  • Snow Blindness

Select sunglasses that provide 100% UV rays protection.

4. 20-20-20 rule: 

Nowadays laptops, phones, computers have become one of the essential things in our life. 

Staring screens for a long time may affect your eyes and make them tired. 

The 20/20/20 rule says that every 20 minutes, look about 20 feet away for 20 seconds.

5. Examine Your Eyes

You should examine your eyes by going to your concerned doctor. 

Sometimes, due to lack of signs or symptoms, we do not prefer to go eye check-ups but there might be some problems. 

As earlier as you know your eye problems, they would be easier to treat. 

6. Controlled Diabetes

Diabetes is a condition that affects the body’s ability to produce insulin effectively to control blood sugar (glucose) levels. 

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 90% of vision loss from diabetes can be prevented. 

Various eye diseases caused by diabetes are:

  • Diabetic retinopathy: It is a condition when blood vessels in the retina swell, leak, or close off completely. 

  • Diabetic macular edema: Diabetic macular edema occurs when fluid builds upon the retina and causes swelling and blurry vision.

  • Cataract: Excess blood sugar from diabetes can causes cataracts.

  • Glaucoma: Glaucoma is an eye condition when your eye's optic nerve is damaged which further leads to irreversible loss of vision.

To prevent yourself from eye damages caused by diabetes, you should maintain your blood sugar.


7. Heredity

Eyesight is hereditary conditions

There are eye conditions that are hereditary that is they pass on to you from your parents as well as grandparents. 

These eye conditions include:

  • Retinal degeneration
  • Optic atrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Age-related macular degeneration

You should find these conditions listed above and take precautions as early as possible. 

8.Chronic Conditions:

 Not only diabetes is the condition responsible for your vision loss but also there are many conditions other than it that can also result in the same. 

Here is the list of the following conditions:

  • Cancer
  • High blood pressure
  • Kidney disease
  • Stroke
  • Asthma
  • Arthritis
  • Depression
  • Hepatitis
  • Hearing impairment
  • High blood cholesterol

Getting treatment for these chronic conditions will surely prevent you from vision loss. 

9.Clean Hands and Lenses

You should keep your hands neat and clean.  There are germs present in our hands that may irritate your eyes when you touch them or while you insert lenses in your eyes. Practicing good hygiene can help you to prevent eye infections.

 So you should be careful enough and wash your hands properly although you do not find them dirty.



Smoking is a cause of lung disease, heart disease, cancer, and many other serious health problems. 

But have you wondered if it would be the cause of vision loss?


Smoking makes your eye problems get more than just worse.

Following is the list of eye conditions that get worsen on smoking:

Dry eye: Smoking with dry eye will make your eyes scratchy, sting, burn or be red.

Cataracts: If you smoke, you are at increased risk of getting cataracts.

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD): In this condition, a part of the retina called the macula is damaged.

 There is a loss of your central vision and you may not be able to see fine details.
Diabetic retinopathy: In this, blood vessels in the eye are damaged that further causes blurry or distorted vision and possibly blindness.

There are also some other eye conditions that occur due to smoking:

  • Optic nerve problems
  • Uveitis
  • Graves’ disease

Also, smoking can harm your baby’s eyes during your pregnancy.  So you should avoid smoking to prevent such circumstances. 

 11. Exercise

You should be always in touch with exercise to stay physically fit. There are different eye exercises that you can perform to make your vision proper. 

What are some exercises to improve your eyesight?

Here is the list of few eye exercises which you can perform and see the difference in your vision:

Vertical Movement: Look upwards, back to normal, and then look downwards and get back to normal. Repeat it again.

Horizontal Movement: Look towards the right, then get back to normal and again look towards left and back to normal. Repeat this process.

Diagonal Movement 1: Look right side up and then back to normal again, look left side down and back to normal. Repeat this exercise.

Diagonal Movement 2: Look left side up and go back to normal and then look right side down and back to normal. Repeat again.

Clockwise Movement: Move your eyes in a clockwise direction in a big circle and repeat this process.

Anti-Clockwise Movement: Move your eyes in an anti-clockwise direction in a big circle and repeat it again.

Blinking: Squeeze your eyes for a few seconds and then move your eyelids. You should try doing it for about a minute every day.

Focus: Bend your neck backward and while opening your eyes try to look to the the point between your eyebrows, without moving your eyelids, till you feel pain in your eyes or your eyes start watering.

Dark Room: Turn your palms into cups and cover your eyes and try to open your eyes in the darkness.
Palm Rub: Rub your palms and apply this heat to your eyelids.


1.How do I know that I have an eye problem?

   Ans: Hazy, blurred, or double visions are the common symptoms experienced. Seeing flashes of light or sudden bright floating spots, seeing rainbows or halos around lights, floating “spider webs” etc. can be the warnings of having an eye problem. 

It's the increase in outside time that is important. Remember, every time we are in the sun without protection, we can be damaging our eyes. 

Too much exposure to UV rays without protective eyewear increases the risks of eye diseases including cataracts, growths on the eye, or cancer.

2.Is it possible to treat eyesight problems?

Ans: It is possible to treat eyesight problems but for that, you should first know what the problem is. There are hundreds of thousands of optometrists, opticians, and ophthalmologists who do that daily.


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