General tips and guidance to share with patients for good eye care:

Encourage regular eye check-ups even if they don’t have apparent vision issues. Catching problems early is key to preventing or managing eye conditions effectively.

Promote a balanced diet rich in nutrients like omega-3 fatty acids, lutein, zinc, and vitamins C and E. These nutrients can help reduce the risk of age-related vision problems like macular degeneration and cataracts.

Emphasize the importance of wearing sunglasses that offer UV protection to shield the eyes from harmful ultraviolet rays.

When engaging in activities like sports or using power tools, recommend wearing protective eyewear to prevent eye injuries.

Advise on the 20-20-20 rule: Every 20 minutes, take a 20-second break, and look at something 20 feet away to reduce eye strain when using digital devices for extended periods.

Educate patients about the risks smoking poses to eye health, including an increased risk of cataracts, macular degeneration, and damage to the optic nerve.

For those who wear contact lenses, stress the importance of proper hygiene, regular replacement, and following the recommended wearing schedule to avoid eye infections.

Encourage maintaining adequate hydration, as dehydration can affect eye health and contribute to dry eyes.

Highlight the importance of sufficient sleep for overall eye health. Lack of sleep can cause eye fatigue and contribute to other eye-related issues.

  • Doctor Dr. Ajay Prakash
  • Category Cataract, LASIK, ICL & Cornea Surgeon
  • Location Vinayak Netralaya, Lucknow