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Healthy Eyes, Pretty Eyes

If you’ve known me earlier, you would have heard of my eye-infection story back in 2013. (Read post: http://simplyjas.com/blog/2011/07/fiftytwo-days-walking-by-faith-and-not-by-sight-my-true-life-testimony/) That was a period when I was afraid that I will lose my vision due to the inappropriate handling of my contact lenses. Since then, I’ve been extra careful in handling my contact lenses, how I take care of my eyes as I do not wish history to repeat itself again. *healthy eyes* It is enough to go through once, experiencing the emotional turmoil of going to the eye specialist, waking up every hour for the eye drop, monitoring the process of the cornea etc. So whenever people wear their contact lenses for long hours, I will always advise them to take it out to allow your eyes to “breathe”.

As working adult, I can say that I spend 12 hours staring at electronic devices – smartphones, work laptops. This isn’t helping my eyes or my skin as the computer rays not only harm my eyes, but also my skin. If your eyes are perpetually glued to these, you may develop computer vision syndrome (CVS) which includes dryness of eyes,

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What you know about eyecare may be wrong

You often hear from people that “Your eyes show the strength of your soul.” Since young, your parents have been nagging you about how you should take good care of your eyes. When I was young, I was very afraid to visit the optician. This is because the optician will evaluate my eyesight and advise my mum whether I should change my glasses lenses. When I need to change my glasses, my mum will give me that kind of deadly stare. From that stare, you know she is saying something like “See, you didn’t take care of your eyes. keep looking at the computer screen. now your eyesight degree has increased again.”  We all try our best to take care of our eyes but what you know about eyecare may be wrong? What are some eyecare myths that needed to be debunked?

The study conducted at Advance Eye Hospital and Institute, Navi Mumbai by Dr Vandana Jain, says that the rising incidences of eye conditions in children could be on the rise due to increased use of laptops,

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