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Can You Improve Your Eyesight Naturally?

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Can You Improve Your Eyesight Naturally?

In the first place, there are eye muscle exercises you can do to help improve your eyesight.

  • Practicing Sun gazing is sometimes done as of spiritual or religious practice. 
  •  Please refer to warnings at the end of this article.

    palming-technique-for-eyes
    Palming exercise for eyes
  • Palming techniques This is a Yoga exercise that helps the optic nerve. 
  • Please learn more at the end of this article 
  • Protect your Pineal Gland. It is a small endocrine gland that produces melatonin.  Some people also called it the third eye. (more about it in the last paragraph).

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Most common eye conditions:

Unfortunately we, humans can develop eye conditions during our life. Conditions like Blepharitis, Conjunctivitis, Glaucoma, Myopia, Hypermetropia, Astigmatism, Age-related

Macular Degeneration(AMD).

 

By reading this article, let’s look together at what you can learn about these conditions. It is all about how to improve your eyesight and to keep symptoms for worsening.


 

Blepharitis

What do you know about Blepharitis? Inflammation of the eyelids.

It can affect you at any ages, it’s a common eye disorder caused by either bacteria or a skin condition such as Dandruff of the scalp or Rosacea: Rosacea is a Redness of the face, possibly caused by abnormalities in facial blood vessels.

What are the Blepharitis Symptoms?

Blepharitis
Blepharitis
  • Red eyes
  • Irritated
  • Itchy
  • Dandruff (Flakes of skin)
  • Rosacea (persistent redness) in the face

How do I prevent blepharitis?

  1. Keep your eyelids clean
  2. Remove all the makeup before bedtime
  3. Don’t use eyelids behind the lashes
  4. If you are in the early stages of treating blepharitis, you can prevent further irritation by not using makeup.

In fact, I will recommend you to use Vaseline & glycine. Regular application of Vaseline for dry, flaky skin on eyelids will help to speed up the dry skin healing process
Seriously, I have been using for myself Vaseline, for many years.

I am aware that some regular moisturizers and creams are not always safe to use around the eye area.


 

Conjunctivitis.

Conjunctivitis, also known as the viral pink eye. It is an inflammation of the conjunctiva (thin clear tissue over the white parts of the

conjunctivitis
Conjunctivitis

eye).

Actually, It is a viral or bacterial infection that causes conjunctivitis. Very common with children and highly contagious.

It can also develop due to an allergic reaction to air irritants such the pollen, smoke, chlorine in swimming pools.

As well as Ingredients in cosmetics or other products that contact the eyes such as contact lenses.

Conjunctivitis symptoms.

  • Redness in the white of the eye
  • or inner eyelid
    Swollen conjunctiva
  • More tears than usual
  • Thick yellow discharge that crusts over the eyelashes, especially after sleep.
  • Green or white discharge from the eye
    Itchy eye
  • Burning eyes
  • Blurred vision.

How do I get rid of conjunctivitis.?

You typically can’t get rid of a viral pink eye, but you can relieve symptoms through remedies such as eye drops containing antihistamines.

You can also relieve symptoms through home remedies such as applying, warm or cool compresses to the outer closed eyelids.

How to stop conjunctivitis from spreading?

  • Don’t touch your eye with your hands
  • Wash your hands often
  • Use clean towels or washcloths
  • Don’t share towels or washcloths
  • Change your pillowcases
  • Throw away your cosmetics or personal eye care.

 

Glaucoma

It is caused by increased pressure, called intraocular pressure, can damage the optic nerve which transmits images to your brain. If the

Glaucoma awareness month
Glaucoma awareness month

damage continues, glaucoma can lead to permanent vision loss.

With early detection and treatment, you can often protect your eye against further damage.

Definitely consult an eye specialist on a regular basis to follow the progress of the treatment

Consuming foods containing vitamin E will help.

What is Glaucoma Symptoms?

  1. A severe headache
  2. Eye pain
  3. Nausea, and vomiting
  4. Blurred vision
  5. Halos around lights
  6. Eye redness
  7. Dilated pupils
  8. Vision loss

What is the best treatment for Glaucoma?

Glaucoma can be treated with eye drops, laser surgery, traditional surgery or a combination of these methods

The goal of any treatment is to prevent loss of vision

Vision loss from glaucoma is irreversible

What can I do at home to lower eye pressure?

These tips may help you control high eye pressure or promote eye health

Important Hygiene of life if you have glaucoma:

Eat a healthy diet, eating a healthy diet can help you maintain your health, but it won’t prevent glaucoma for worsening.

Try to:

1. Exercise safely

2. Limit your caffeine

3. Sip fluids frequently

4. Sleep with your head elevated

5. Take prescribed medicine.


 

Myopia

Myopia, (Nearsightedness).

What is the main cause?. It is the most common refractive error of the eye.

In people with myopia, the eyeball is too long or the cornea has too much curvature. In that case, the light entering the eye is not focused

Near-sightedness
Near-sightedness

correctly.

Light rays of images focus in front of the retina, the light-sensitive part of the eye rather than directly on the retina causing blurred vision.

What are the Myopia symptoms?

Nearsightedness symptoms may include:

Blurry vision, when looking at distant objects

The need to squint or partially close the eyelids to see clearly

Headaches, caused by eyestrain, difficulty seeing while driving a vehicle, especially at night

How to fix myopia?

Nearsightedness can be corrected with glasses, contact lenses or refractive surgery

Depending on the degree of your myopia.

You will probably need to wear your glasses or contact lenses all the time or only when you need a very clear distance vision.


 

Hypermetropia (Hyperopia).

Hypermetropia. (long-sightedness).

If you are experiencing having hypermetropia, you know that you have a real issue to see near objects clearly do you Why? the images

Eye_Hyperopia
Eye Hyperopia

received by the eye are focused behind the retina instead of on the retina which causes you blurred vision.

This means the eyeball is too short which prevents incoming light from focusing directly on the retina.

What are the Signs and Symptoms of Hyperopia?

The symptoms of hyperopia vary from person to person

Your eye care professional can help you understand how the condition affects you

Common signs and symptoms of hyperopia include:

  • Headaches
  • Eyestrain
  • Squinting
  • Blurry vision, especially for close objects

How is hyperopia corrected?

Hyperopia can be corrected with eyeglasses, contact lenses, or surgery

Eyeglasses are the simplest and safest way to correct hyperopia

You can use contact lenses, in many cases, Contact lenses provide a clearer vision, a wider field of vision, they are a safe and effective option.

You can decide to have Refractive Surgery

Surgery aims to permanently change the shape of the cornea, which will improve refractive vision.

You probably know, there are many types of Refractive Surgeries and Surgical options.

Best to talk with your eye care professional.


Astigmatism

The cornea, which is the front surface of the eye, has an irregular curve. This can cause blurry or distorted vision.

Astigmatism
Astigmatism

Actually, the causes are not known, it could be genetics because it is often present at birth.

But it may also occur as a result of an injury to the eye or after eye surgery.

What are the symptoms of astigmatism?

Blurred vision

Disorder

Eyestrain

Discomfort

Headaches

The difficulty with night vision

Eye irritation

Fuzzy vision at all distances (up close and far away)

Can astigmatism be cured?

According to the National Eyes Institute

In most cases, LASIK surgery can fully correct astigmatism, and the effect is permanent.

Another option, astigmatism can be corrected with eyeglasses, contact lenses.

The LASIK SURGERY commonly referred to as laser eye surgery or laser vision correction is a type of refractive surgery for the correction of myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism.


 

Age-Related Macular Degeneration. (AMD)

Macular-degeneration
Macular degeneration

Can cause Cataract, diabetic eye disease, glaucoma low vision, and dry eye.

What are the Symptoms of Age-Related Macular Degeneration?

Dry macular degeneration symptoms usually develop gradually and without pain.

They may include:

  • Visual distortions, such as straight lines seeming bent.
  • Reduce central vision in one or both eye
  • The need for brighter light when reading or doing close work
  • Increases blurriness of printed words
  • Decreased intensity of brightness of colors
  • Difficulty recognizing faces

Macular Degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss, affecting more than 10 million Americans.

More than cataract and glaucoma combined.

There are two basic types of macular degeneration

Food-for-better-vision.
Food for better vision.

DRY and WET

Approximately 85% to 90% of the cases of macular degeneration are the DRY (atrophic) type, while 10-15% are wet (exudative) type.

In WET age-related macular degeneration, abnormal blood vessels leak under the retina.

Scientist are working to understand what causes the cells of the macula to deteriorate, seeking a macular degeneration treatment breakthrough.

Dr. Carl Kupfer, the Former Director of the National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health, said that macular degeneration will soon take on aspects of an epidemic as the Baby Boomers’ age.  Also because of the absence of further prevention and treatment advances.  According to research the prevalence of AMD is estimated to reach epidemic proportions of 6,3 million Americans by the year 2030.

DRY macular degeneration is more common and less severe.

Unfortunately, the Dry can degenerate to the WET, which can cause rapid vision loss if left untreated.

How to prevent macular degeneration?

  1. Firstly, have a routine eye exam, a dilated eye exam can identify macular degeneration.
  2. Secondly, if you have cardiovascular disease or high blood pressure, be sure to take all your medication and follow your doctor’s
    Foods-for-eye-health
    Foods for eye health

    instruction.

  3. Thirsty, don’t smoke, because, smokers are more likely to develop macular degeneration than are nonsmokers

Ask your doctor for help to stop smoking.

  1. It is essential for you to exercise regularly and control your diet.
  2. Your diet should be rich in fruits and vegetables.
  3. These foods contain antioxidant vitamins that reduce your risk of developing macular degeneration.
  4. Don’t forget to include fish in your diet Omega-3 fatty acids, which are found in fish, may reduce the risk.
  5. Add, nuts as well, such as walnuts they also contain Omega-3 fatty acids.

Age-Related Eye Disease Study, grow up A randomized. A placebo-controlled Clinical trial of high-dose of supplementation with vitamin C and E, beta-carotene and Zinc for age-related macular degeneration and vision loss

Good eye muscle exercises to help to keep eye conditions

Did you know Palming and Sunning helps keep your eyes young and flexible and allow you to take in natural full spectrum sunlight with ease?

By practicing regularly, the eye sunning exercises will reduce light sensitivity and thereby reduces the tendency to squint in bright light, it also causes the pupils to fully contact thereby creating a sharper vision.


 

Sungazing.

Most of us have a perception that sun rays are harmful to our body.

Sun-gazing
Sungazing exercise 1

That looking directly at the sun can damage our eyes

Sun gazing is one of most powerful exercises to train your eyes and improve eyesight

For some people who practice sun gazing, it is a spiritual ritual

They meditate and get energy from the sun

Sun gazing is the act of looking directly into the Sun

First, to begin, spend about 10 seconds a day gazing into the sun at the specified hours (one hour before sunset or one hour after sunrise)

To stay grounded and increase the benefits of sun gazing, and walking barefoot on bare earth with a good thick layer of warm soil.

Please be cautious:

Obviously, you should be aware of a solar eclipse and definitely not practice during that day.

Sungazing
Sungazing exercise 2

The brightness of the sun is hidden, but the dangerous invisible rays can burn your eyes in full force

You can also do the sungazing this way.

Stand outside before sunrise or sunset. Close your eyes and face the sun.

Feel the sun’s rays on your face and eyelids, while breathing deeply slowly move your head from side to side.

Fell the warmth the sun and the energy of the sun on your eyes.

Sun gazing is one of the most powerful exercises to train your eyes and improve eyesight.

Here are some of the benefits of sungazing?

  1. Boost production of melatonin and serotonin.
  2. Research shows sun gazing stimulates the pineal gland as the direct sunlight hits the eye, moves through the retinal-hypothalamic tract and then hits the brain.
  3. Increased energy levels
  4. Increased the actual size of the pineal gland

Do you want to know about the pineal gland, right?

Pineal-gland
Pineal gland

Is a small gland, located deep in the center of the brain ( also called the third eye ).

Named for its pine cone shape, this gland secretes melatonin.

Which plays a role in the body’s internal clock.

Researchers do know that it produces and regulates some hormones.

In addition to melatonin, It is best known for the role it plays in regulating sleep patterns, called circadian rhythms.

Chakras
Chakras

 

Furthermore, if you want to maintain your Pineal Gland healthy

Pineal gland needs to be decalcified. 

1. Use fluoride filters to minimize fluoride intake from public water.

2. Use alternative, fluoride-free toothpaste

3. Stop taking the calcium supplement with synthetic calcium.

4. Avoid using nonstick cookware with PFOA and PFC.

5. Eat organic whole foods.

You really can improve your eyesight naturally.

Zooming
Zooming

By doing these exercises:

1- ZOOMING

Is a very effective exercise for your eyes

What you will do, just sit on a chair with your arm outstretched and your thump up.

Now, bend your arm gradually and draw it closer to your eyes.

Thus zooming the thumb in focus, repeat this five times.

2- SHIFTING

Shifting
Shifting

You will get benefits from the shifting because the eye muscles will be more active.

When you look to your rightward corner and then shift your gaze gradually, very simple to rotating your eyeballs, from one direction to another.

3- FIGURE OF EIGHT

The final exercise,

Sit down with legs straight in front of your body with the left hand on the left knee.

Hold the right, first above the right knee, with a straight elbow and your thumb pointing upwards.

Keep your head still and focus your eyes on the thumb

Figure-of-8-vision-exercise
The figure of 8 vision exercise

Then try to draw a figure eight with your thumb

Keeping your elbow straight all the time

Repeat the process with the left thumb

Here another tip for you to improve your eyesight in a week

1. Eat carrots, they are filled with vitamin C, which helps your eyes.

2. Do eye exercise such as rolling your eyes, looking down up, side to side.

3. Sprinkle a little water on your eyes at least 3-4 times a day.

This will help you to relax your eyes and improve eyesight

Must be remembered your diet plays an important role for healthy eyes.

For example, you can eat plenty of this food every day

Healthy-foods-Healthy-eyes
Healthy foods Healthy eyes

1. Green leafy vegetables, like spinach, kale, and collards

2. Salmon, tuna, and other oily fish

3. Eggs (organic), nuts, and another non-meat protein sources

4. Oranges, and other citrus fruits or juices

5. Oysters and pork

 

Summarizing:

Wear sunglasses, the right pair of shades will help protect your eyes from the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays.

On the negative side, too much UV exposure boots your chance of cataracts and macular degeneration.

Choose a pair of sunglasses that blocks 99% to 100% of UVA and UVB rays.

Wraparound lenses help protect your eyes from the side.

Polarized lenses reduce glare while you drive.

Thank you for reading, if you have any question please don’t hesitate to leave your comments below.

Jacqueline.

Disclaimer 
This information I provided to you is not intended to offer professional medical advice or treatment for any condition.
If you have any health problems or are taking any medication, you should seek advice from your healthcare provider prior to any change in your diet.

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