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    Prima Medical Center Saigon, Refractive and Lasik, Eyecare & Aesthetic

    Common mistakes to boost myopia development

    14 August, 2023

    In daily life, the eyes are always used constantly, not only when working, studying but also in recreational activities. Visions play an essential role, but only some take proper care of their eyes, and sometimes, the unintentional habits often encountered in daily eye use can make eyes weak or speed up (myopia development) in people with poor eyesight—refractive error.

    Myopia development is a result of working too long with computer's light.

    Wearing glasses with the wrong degree (Low or higher than myopia)

    Wearing bad or even not wearing the wrong glasses will lead to a situation where the eyes must adjust to compensate for the lack or excess compared to nature, which creates constant pressure on the eyes. In addition, improper use of glasses is easy to experience symptoms of headache, dizziness, and dizziness, seriously affecting health.

    Do not give your eyes enough rest.

    If you often look too close or abuse electronic devices, your myopia will increase quickly. You should apply the 20-20-20 rule so that your eyes can work – rest – exercise properly. Also, wear sunglasses that protect your eyes against UV rays when in the sun.

    Lazy eye exercise

    Gently massage the eyes for about 3-5 minutes/day will help the eyes rest and improve vision. In the long run, your eyes can become even more discerning. However, because of laziness or because they care less about health, many people have not paid attention to this issue.

    No routine eye exams

    Most people with myopia often do not consciously go for regular eye exams if their eyes do not show signs of blurred vision, fatigue, pain, tears, etc. However, when the above symptoms appear, likely, the eyes are not. Your condition has progressed to a more complex medical condition. People with myopia should be examined at least every Six months to check the fundus of the eye to detect fundus diseases early and prevent the risk of retinal detachment because retinal detachment is one of the leading causes of blindness in humans. Short-sighted.

    Lack of nutrients leading to myopia development

    Ignoring the role of food in the life of your eyes is a severe mistake that makes your eyesight increasingly impaired. It is recommended to add foods containing vitamins and nutrients that are good for the eyes, such as Beta carotene, vitamin A, chromium, and zinc … These substances can be found in carrots, pumpkin, papaya, and egg yolks. Chicken, milk, animal liver, and dark green vegetables.

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