Suddenly it hit me that
eyes are very precious and should be taken care of properly. The first step you
have to do is to eat a proper healthy diet. Include lots of green leafy
vegetables, fish, eggs, nuts, beans and non-meat protein sources, orange and other
Omega 3 fatty acids,
lutein, zinc and vitamins C and E which are found in healthy foods prevent
macular degeneration and cataract.
It would be in your best
interest if you quit smoking because it leads to cataract, optic nerve damage
and macular degeneration. When you step out wear sunglasses it protects your
eyes from ultraviolet rays.
If you are a person who
sits glued to the computer for long hours then check whether you have the
computer vision syndrome.
Your eye speaks volumes
about the inner functioning of your body. I will just say the symptoms and the
Eye twitching –may be
caused by stress
Pink eye – may be due
to bacterial or viral infections
Bloody eye – high blood
Bulging eyes – thyroid
Droopy eyelids – due to aging or rarely brain tumor.
Pupil abnormalities –
may indicate stroke, tumor, syphilis and multiple sclerosis
Rings on cornea –
copper accumulation in brain and liver
Yellow eyes –diseases
For little children
always check out for large or cloudy eyes and crossed eyes.
Hope I have scared you
enough. Now for some measures to take care of your eyes, drink green tea and
ensure good lighting when you read. Use anti-glare screen on TV, computer and