Unfortunately, if you are searching for ways to improve your vision and ditch those glasses you’ve been wearing since 4th grade, you are not going to find any. At least not without surgery, that is. Vision, and your need for corrective lenses is based on the shape of your eye, the size of your pupil, and the ability to shift focus, not necessarily how strong your eyes are. However, looking after your eyes and keeping your optic muscles strong as well as protecting your eyes from strain are critical components to eye health and can help prevent macular degeneration. Here are a few of our favorite exercises you can do wherever you are to achieve healthier eyes.
Being able to see is something that lots of us take for granted — that is, until we start having trouble with it. Just imagine not being able to take in beautiful sights and all of their exquisite details, or simply to be able to read a book, or a menu at a restaurant? Our vision is essential to quality of life, and taking steps to support healthy eyesight can make a big difference in your overall happiness. [Read more…]