Do these 7 things to prevent Glaucoma

Do these 7 things to prevent Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a group of eye conditions that damage the optic nerve which is important for good vision. The eye condition is often caused by abnormally high pressure in the eye.

Glaucoma is one of the leading cause of eye blindness for people over the age of 60, and can occur in older adults.

Most forms of glaucoma have no warning signs and this may leave you clueless until the condition worsens.

To avoid having glaucoma, see the things  you can do to prevent the eye condition.

1. Wear Eye Protection

When you are using power tools or high speed tools for sports or work in enclosed areas, wear eye protection because serious eye injuries cannoead to glaucoma.

 

2. Take eye supplements

Zinc, calcium, magnesium, and Vitamins A, B, C and E can serve as multivitamins that would help with eye care and Prevent eye condition like glaucoma.

 

3. Know your family eye history

If you have a family history of body weightances have it that you may get the eye condition too. So a family history will guide you through regular checkups and eye screening.

 

4. Maintain body weight

Avoid obesity or excess fat, keep to a normal body weight because a high and low body mass index can increase the risk of glaucoma.

 

5. Engage in meditation

Stress can be a risk factor of glaucoma, so psychological exercises like meditation can help one get through stress.

 

6. Protect the eyes from sunlight

Some ultraviolet rays from the sun may cause some types of glaucoma. Wear quality polarized sunglasses especially when you are exposed to the sun.

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7. Eat well

Take plenty of leafy green vegetables and fruits to get vitamins and minerals that protects your eyes from certain eye condition such as glaucoma.

 

Schedule a routine exam with an eye doctor near you if you notice any eye abnormality.

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Divine Onwuka

Divine Onwuka is a writer and a content creator, who through writing brings news, trends, recipes, entertainment gists and lots more your way.

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