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I am 25 years old. Can you give me few tips to maintain healthy eyesight? Please suggest diet and exercise that I can follow.

2 Doctors Answered
Take triphala ghruta regularly.
Hello Lybrate user, to have good eyesight, eat foods rich in Vitamin A, Vitamin C, lutein and beta carotene as they help repair the eyes, such as sweet potatoes, butter, papaya, blueberries, apricot and grapes. Get enough rest, since sleep allows overworked eye muscles to relax completely. Don't stay engaged in one activity for long. Take regular breaks just for 5-10 minutes to rest your eyes. Stay hydrated. Whenever  you have a few extra minutes, fill your mouth with water and then splash water with eyes wide open. This will leave you feeling refreshed, too. Do relaxation exercises. Place your hands together palm to palm and rub them together briskly creating heat. Place them over your eyes and imagine a relaxing place. Focus on an object that's at least 20 feet away, for 20 seconds, every 20 minutes. You'll be surprised at how better your eyes feel. Don't stare at gadgets for too long. Lower the brightness level of your computer screen and phone as it reduces strain. "Roll your eyes. Start by looking up and then slowly circle 10 times clockwise and 10 times counter-clockwise. Also, after a long day, place cooling cucumber slices on your eyelids as it helps reduce pressure on the eyes. Don't smoke. It has been linked to an increased risk of developing age-related macular degeneration, cataract, and optic nerve damage.
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