Today’s Summer Slimmer Tip is about protecting our eyes! While it’s important to protect our eyes in summer, from the harsh rays of the sun, it’s really a good idea to protect our eyes year-round, to help prevent a variety of eye-related health issues that can occur as we get older. So let’s take a look at how to choose the right sunglasses, and some foods and supplements we can do as well. Keeping our eyes healthy and our vision strong – it’s something we should all strive for!
It’s not just about what frames look good on what face shape, it’s about what your sunglasses offer you in the form of protection. The American Academy of Ophthalmology suggests you look for the following when choosing sunglasses:
The good news is that 100% UV protective sunglasses don’t have to be expensive – cheaper options work just as well as more expensive ones.
Foods And Supplements To Help Protect Your Eyes
If you want to take some preventive steps against common vision conditions such as cataracts, glaucoma and age-related macular degeneration, consider the following:
Finally, you can help to promote healthy eyesight through not smoking (it decreases the blood supply to the eyes) and eating a diet that is low in saturated fat, which can lead to a buildup of plaque and impede blood flow.
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