Today, more than ever, we are staring at small type and images on computer screens, televisions and cell phones- which leads to an increase in eye-related problems. But, we simply can’t stop using them, we are dependent on them. Having weak eyesight does not mean that one has to live with it. By doing the following exercise can sharpen your vision so you can see your way to a future of longevity.

20-20-20 Rule

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Continuously staring at the screen can turn the eyes muscle sore. Give your eye muscle a break and you’ll be grateful for the rest of your life. While using a computer or screen, look away after every 20 minutes and stare at some distant object for 20 seconds.

Near And Far Focus

Sit comfortably on your chair and hold your thumb about 10 inches away from your face and focus on it for 10 seconds. Now, look at a distant object and focus on it for 15 seconds. After that return your focus to the thumb. Repeat this exercise five times a day.

Blinking

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Sit comfortably and quickly blink your eyes 10-15 times. Close your eyes and relax for 20 seconds. It improves blood circulation. Repeat this exercise 5 times. It is an excellent way to relax your eyes and gives your eyes a break from light.

Big Eyes

Tightly close your eyes for 5 seconds and then open them wide. This exercise strengthens the eyelid muscles and improves blood circulation.

Massage Your Eyelids

Pour warm water in a bowl and dip few cotton balls in it. Gently press these cotton balls onto your eyes. Massage your eyelids by moving your hands in upward to a downward position. 

Infinite Symbol

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Sit comfortably in a chair. Hold your right thumb up about 10 inches away from your face. Keep your hand still and focus on thumb. Move your thumb in an infinite sign, keeping your eyes on its direction. Repeat this exercise five times each in a clockwise and anti-clockwise direction. 

Flirting

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Flirting is about moving your eyeballs from left to right. Look at your left corner and then shift your gaze gradually to the opposite direction. The tiny eyes muscles get more active and healthy with the spurt of blood pumped in from the moving eyeballs. Repeat this exercise six times.

Contrast Shower

Rinse your eyes twice a day. In the morning, do it with warm water, then cold. In the evening wash your eyes, first with cold water, then with warm water.

Warm Palms

Rub your palms, as you do in winters to make them warm.  Gently place your warm palms onto the eyes. You can feel the warmth relaxing your eyes muscle. Persist until the heat from the hands has been completely absorbed by the eyes. Repeat five times.

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Massage

Gently press the upper eyelids with your fingers for 4-5 seconds. Repeat this exercise 5 times. This massage can improve the circulation of intraocular fluid.

If you take care of your eye health, not only will you see better, you will also feel better, and it’ll positively affect your whole body’s health. Give these exercise a try, you’ll surely notice a difference.