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10 Ways To Preserve Your Eyesight


Eyesight, like metabolism or physical strength, tends to deteriorate as we age. Changes typically become noticeable from the age of 40, and our risk for certain eye diseases increases as well. If you want to make sure your eyes stay in tip-top shape for as long as possible, here are 10 things you need to be doing now.

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1. Try The 20-20-20 Rule

With more and more of our time spent staring at screens all day (computer, TV, smartphone, tablet, etc.), our eyes are becoming increasingly strained. It's important to give them breaks every once in a while, or as the 20-20-20 rule dictates: every 20 minutes, look at an object 20 feet away (you can ballpark it) for 20 seconds. This should provide some temporary relief so you don't end up with tired, burning, dry, itchy eyes at the end of the day.

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