Special on World Sight Day: Advice to look 20 seconds 20 meters away every 20 minutes during computer work
Ajmer. World Sight Day is celebrated every year on the second Thursday of October to prevent blindness in the world. This year’s theme has been declared ‘Love Your Eyes’ by the International Agency for Preventable Blindness. The main objective of the day is to spread awareness among people to prevent eye diseases and to get rid of blindness. Experts believe that currently one has to work continuously on computer, laptop, mobile screen. In such a situation, the Twenty20 formula is effective to keep the figures healthy. Must be able to see up to a distance of 20 seconds 20 meters every 20 minutes interval during onscreen work.
Senior Ophthalmologist Dr. Ramswaroop Harsolia told that everyone needs to be careful while taking care of the eyes. Currently, due to the increasing online work, the pressure of working on the screen has also increased. In such a situation, keep consulting the eye doctor from time to time. According to the World Health Organization, 285 million people in the world suffer from blindness. Its main factors are refractive deficiency 42 percent and cataract 38 percent. Of which about 80 percent can be cured with care or treatment.
How to take care of eyes
Eat a balanced and nutritious diet.
Use green leafy vegetables, fruits, carrots and eggs.
-Avoid smoking and drinking.
Wear sunglasses to protect the eyes from the sun.
Wear goggles in the factory, while welding, while working in the chemical factory.
While working on the computer, give rest to the eyes in between.
Use anti glare glasses and lubricating medicine.
Do not study in dim light.
– Get regular eye check-up done by an eye doctor.
At the age of 40, get a cataract test done.
– Patients with diabetes or high blood pressure should get their eyes examined every year.