THE ABCs of Good Eye Health

Here are helping ideas for you to maintain good eyesight:

A) Sit at a distance that is at least five times the width of your TV screen.

B) Include food with vitamin C or antioxidants to help reduce the risk of developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

C) Have regular eye exams.

D) Quit smoking. Doing so reduces chances of developing eye diseases like cataracts and blindness.

E) Take a 20-second break from the computer screen approximately every 20 minutes.

F) Wear protective eyewear to keep out UV rays.

G) Speak to your optometrist if you have eye irritation.

Source: Canadian Association of Optometrists

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