According to statistics, more than 50% of the world’s population is suffering from some kind of vision problems. Experts say that 4 out of every 6 people suffer from bad eyesight, which is treated by wearing eyeglasses or contact lenses, or laser surgery for those with deeper pockets. However, although modern medicine can certainly help, there are some things you can do to improve your eye health and see better.
The following 4 exercises are great if you’re suffering from poor vision – we recommend trying them first before spending a fortune on eyeglasses or lenses.
Yes, a simple thing as blinking your eyes can resolve your eyesight problems and strengthen your eye muscles. The hours spent in front of the TV or computer makes us blink less, which leaves the eyes dry and weary. However, blinking will keep the eye muscles strong and set for new information, as the split second of darkness between blinks helps you process what you see when you open your eyes.
-Near and farsightedness
The following exercise is ideal for both near and farsighted people -focus on a closer object, then switch to a more distant one. Switch the focus every 10 seconds for 5 minutes, and repeat the process every day to improve your eyesight.
The invisible 8
Imagine the number 8 lying on the side in front of you, then move your eyes to trace the figure. Use the exercise for 5 minutes a day to reinforce your eye muscles.
Cover your eyes
Cover your eyes with your hands just enough to be able to blink, then open them in complete darkness. This will relieve the stress in the eyes after hours spent staring at the computer screen or TV.