Daily Vision Care That Can Help Prevent Damage To Your Vision

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Daily Vision Care That Can Help Prevent Damage To Your Vision

23 February 2021
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Each and every day, you may do something that could potentially be damaging to your vision — and you may not even realize it. In a moment, your vision can be taken from you, all because of something you are doing in your day-to-day routine that could have been prevented. You need to think about your eyes and your vision in your daily routines and consider that what you may be doing could be harmful or leading you down a path that could end in vision damage. Read on for some daily vision care that can prevent eye and vision damage.

Wash Away Makeup

Every night that you sleep in your makeup could be leading you to an eye infection. Those few minutes that it takes to wash away your daily makeup can help preserve your vision and protect your eyes from an eye infection that could potentially harm your vision and your eyes. If you sleep in your makeup, the oils and bacteria that are in the makeup can end up in your eyes and cause an infection. If you have an infection in your eyes, be sure to have it treated right away. Signs of an eye infection include oozing from the tear duct, usually green or yellow in color, and it could leave your eyes crusty when you awake. 

Wash Your Contact Lenses

Wash your contact lenses before you put them in and after you take them out. If you fail to do this, you could harm your vision and could also end up with an eye infection. Also, be sure to wash your hands before handling your contact lenses or putting your fingers anywhere near your eyes. When cleaning your contact lenses, make sure you use contact lens solution and rub the lenses gently in between your forefinger and thumb. Clean both sides of your lenses, and also rinse out your contact lens case.

Wear Sunglasses

Wearing sunglasses can protect your eyes and your vision from the sun's harmful rays. Wear sunglasses that protect against UV-A and UV-B rays, both of which can cause vision damage. Sunglasses should be worn year-round, not just when you're at the beach. Wear them while driving to protect your eyes against glare that can cause you to strain your eyes.

If you aren't taking the time each day to take care of your eyes and your vision, you may be setting yourself up for vision problems. Make sure you are going to the eye doctor each year for an eye exam, and report any vision issues to your eye doctor.

For more information, contact an eye care service.