Do You know that?
Do you know that lutein and fatty acids Ω (omega) reduce the risk of of AMD incidence by three times?
Lutein is located in the retina and, together with Zeaxanthin have a protective effect on the eye. Lutein as a scavenger of free radicals neutralizes their destructive effect and protects our eyes. It can be found in large quantities in yellow-colored vegetables (eg carrots), zucchini, spinach and chicken egg yolks.
Omega 3 fatty acids belong to the group of unsaturated fatty acids. In a number of studies, it was showed that a diet containing these acids reduces the incidence of cardiovascular system diseases. They can be found in large quantities in salmon oil , cod liver oil ( fish oil ) , with sardines and flaxseed oil.
Do you know that the eye can process 36,000 bits of information per hour?
Do you know that a once diagnosed defect of vision can change?
Therefore, it is recommended to visit to the ophthalmologist at least once a year.
This applies particularly to children, young people, people working at the computer, people over 40 , and those suffering from diabetes or other metabolic diseases. After diagnosis, the patient should ask the ophthalmologist about the date of next visit.
Can reading in dim light damage your eyes?
This is not true. Reading or performing tasks that require precision in low light may be uncomfortable, but it certainly does not directly cause eye damage. In time, as we grow older , we need better light to perform the same tasks.
Sitting too close to a TV set or monitor is harmful to your eyes?
Too close to sitting to a monitor / TV set is uncomfortable. In time, especially when we often take the same position for a long time, it can result in gradual fatigue of the visual apparatus due to continuous sharpening on nearby objects. This leads to headaches, eye pains, and even appearance or aggravation of vision defects . Therefore, it is important to maintain a proper distance, which should be three times the diagonal of the TV set and min. 40-50 cm from the monitor.
Do you know that on the market there are lenses that provide simultaneous vision for near and distance?
Do you know that an average person blinks about 11,500 times a day and about 4.2 million times a year?
Did you know that the tremor of the eyelids is mainly caused by wearing the wrong glasses or no glasses?
Do you know that during the entire life your eyes register 24 million images of the world around you?