Did you know that 49 percent of Americans worry about losing their eyesight over their ability to walk or hear? It’s true. Fortunately, there are things you can do to preserve your vision, and 2020 is the perfect year to make your eye health a priority.
These easy tips can help reduce your risk of eye problems and increase the chance of enjoying clear vision throughout your lifetime.
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20 Ways to Improve Your Eye Health in 2020
1. Schedule Yearly Comprehensive Eye Exams – It is not enough to have your eyes checked (screened) by your regular doctor. Vision screenings can uncover some problems, but they can miss many others. You should visit an optometrist for a comprehensive eye exam even if you think your vision is fine, and your eyes seem healthy. Regular eye exams can detect many kinds of diseases—such as diabetes, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, and some kinds of cancer—before they produce symptoms.