Bad habits like smoking and excessive alcohol consumption have a negative effect on the cardiovascular and nervous systems. As a result, you may suffer from headaches, breathing difficulties and your vision might deteriorate. You can rectify the situation by changing manners, and inclinations, which are only a bit helpful. Physicians share advice to cultivate in yourself new visual habits that will help your eyes and you will see well. Dr. William Boothe discusses what habits are needed to improve vision at Boothe Eye Care
Top Two Habits that are necessary to improve vision
We can all agree that we use our eyes of almost all the time, except when sleeping. The introduction of certain visual habits will help you relieve stress from your visual system. It does not take much time. You just need to learn how to use the eyes and mind.
Some of the visual habits will help your eyes work properly, thus preventing the accumulation of eyestrain.Others will make you alert and focused and will help you better understand what you see and feel. Make these habits part of your regular day and it will bring you immediate benefits.
When you blink the eye’s surface is cleaned and moisturized. If you are relaxed, you blink10-12 times per minute, or once every five seconds.But people with low vision, subconsciously tend to keep their eyes wide open that causes stress and fatigue in their eyes. Do not forget to blink every three to five seconds.
Of course, you will not walk for days with a stopwatch in hand to make sure you do this. Just be conscious of how much more effort you put into blinking regularly, and take note of how much better your eyes feel.Our eyelid is the only part of the body, which is regulated by only one muscle. By properly relaxing this muscle, you can achieve relaxation throughout the body.
An fluttering blink is an exercise that you can do at any time of day. For example, if you notice in yourself, that you are peering into something, or when the eyes are strained and tired. This exercise is fairly easy – you just blink 10-20 times.
Do not strain and do not force your eyes closed. On the contrary – relax your facial muscles during blinking.Then, for a while close your eyes and relax. Repeat these two or three times. Fluttering blinkswill help you keep your eyes moist and relaxed.
Use peripheral vision
When you focus on an object, your eyes just get information from the peripheral consciousness – from the side, front and rear with respect to where you look.Relaxed and balanced vision allows an organized and coordinated way use the central and peripheral vision.
People with visual impairments are often focusing too much of their eyes on one subject,thereby blocking peripheral vision.This is an artificially created scope that may cause mental fatigue and stress.
You should always try to notice everything that comes into your field of view – a table on a book that you read is laying, the space between you and optometric table or, for example, the space that surrounds you when you are driving.