Simple Eye Care tips

Eye Exam Greenfield, MA Taking good care of your eyes doesn’t have to be a difficult task. Here at Longwood Eye & LASIK Center, we know just how busy your life can be and what to make it easier. To help keep your eyes in the best shape possible, we have created a list of three simple eye care tips.

Take Frequent Breaks

It seems like no matter where you turn there’s someone staring at a screen. In fact, studies have shown that people spend more time staring at a screen during waking hours than not. If you fit into that group of people, then this simple step is for you. Try taking a brief break from your screen every twenty minutes. This break will help your eyes focus and will prevent eye strain.

Manage Your Diabetes

If you have diabetes, you are more susceptible to eye issues like diabetic retinopathy. As such, it’s not only important for you to manage your blood insulin levels, but it’s also important for you to get regular eye examinations form Longwood Eye & LASIK Center. During your regular eye exams, your doctor will be able to determine if there are any diabetic related vision problems and how to manage them if there are.

Get Regular Eye Exams

Getting regular eyes exams (every one to three years on average) is one of the easiest ways for you to take better care of your vision. During your eye exam, you will not only be tested to see if you need glasses, but you will be checked for serious eye problems like cataracts and glaucoma. With both of these eye diseases, the earlier they are detected, the easier they are to treat.

By incorporating these simple tips into your life, you can help catch any eye diseases early on, manage existing ones, and avoid things like chronic dry eye and eye fatigue. Schedule your next eye exam at our office today.  Call us now: (800) 676-5050.


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