Regular eye examinations are essential to detect the potential for future eye disorders. Early diagnosis and treatment of eye problems can often prevent vision loss. Many eye problems have no obvious early symptoms, leaving people unaware they have a problem.
A healthy diet plays an important role in maintaining great vision and healthy eyes. Research has linked a diet rich in Lutein / Zeaxanthin, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Copper and Zinc to a reduced risk of certain eye diseases, including macular degeneration and cataract formation.
Closer activities require more visual effort than using our distance vision. We use our focussing ability to maintain clear vision at near, and this system can become excessively fatigued with overuse.
Keep your eyes comfortable by following these tips:
Common eye injuries occurring at work can result from chemicals or foreign objects in the eye and cuts or scrapes on the cornea. Other causes of injuries include splashes with grease and oil, burns from steam, ultraviolet or infrared radiation exposure, and flying wood or metal chips.