Proper hygiene is essentially important for your eyes if you are using contact lenses. Many contact lens users fail to practice safe hand hygiene while handling their contact lenses. Improper hygiene leads to the build-up of microorganisms in your lens which can infect and damage your eyesight.
Eye infections typically occur when you do not follow basic hygiene routines like cleaning, disinfecting, and storing your contact lenses in approved lenses solution and failing to remove the lenses before taking a shower or sleeping in your contact lenses.
Follow the simple hygiene steps mentioned below to prevent your eyes from any severe eye infections.
Your Lifestyle WILL Affect The Health of Your Eyes
Everyone knows how important it is for all of us to have a healthy vision. It is equally important to identify ways through which we can keep our vision healthy all our life. The eye specialists’ training in most countries is becoming more comprehensive and this particular medical field has experienced major advancements in eye diseases treatments and laser surgeries to correct farsightedness, nearsightedness and astigmatism. However, the underlying problem that initiates or causes the problem is not yet addressed to.
The type of degenerative change that occurs in our eyes in older age is known as age-related macular degeneration (AMD). It is one of the most prominent reasons vision impairment occurs in aging population, affecting 1 in every 4 people who are 65 or older. Macular degeneration occurs as your retina degenerates as a result of aging, causing you to face visibility problems, especially during night.
Fortunately, today measures can be taken to prevent such changes from taking place. Preventing macular degeneration related with aging is basically a science known as anti-aging. The common knowledge of this science is that we must adopt a healthy lifestyle in order to improve our health condition. But to your amazement, adopting a healthy lifestyle can even have a positive impact on your vision too.