Can I Improve My Vision?

We may often take our eyesight for granted until we start to experience issues.

Scheduling regular eye exams is one of the best things we can do to protect our eye health. There are also some dietary and lifestyle choices that we can make to help our cause.

Lets’ talk about how we can improve our vision.

Can I Improve My Vision?

Can You Improve Your Eyesight Naturally?

Generally speaking, eyesight cannot be improved naturally. There is no way to change a refractive error, such as myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism, or presbyopia.

These types of visual conditions can only be treated with glasses, contact lenses, or refractive surgery. (Source:

What Causes Damage To Your Eyes?

Some of the most common causes that damage eyesight include:

  • UV sunlight.
  • Excessive use of alcohol.
  • Too much screen time.
  • Overuse of eye drops.
  • Contact lenses.
  • Smoking.
  • Dry eye.
  • Aging. Our eyesight can deteriorate from macular degeneration, cataracts, and glaucoma.

Why Is My Eyesight Getting Worse?

Lifestyle factors can contribute to deteriorating vision. Eating a bad diet, smoking or excessive alcohol consumption can all affect your vision.

Keeping in overall good health can prevent your eyesight from getting worse sooner than it might otherwise.

Eating a healthy, balanced diet is important. Vitamins C and E, as well as omega-3, can all contribute to healthier vision. (Source:

Which Food Is Good For Eyes?

Foods That Are Good for Your Eyes:

  • Raw red peppers.
  • Sunflower seeds and nuts.
  • Dark, leafy greens.
  • Salmon.
  • Sweet potatoes.
  • Lean meat and poultry.
  • Beans and legumes.
  • Eggs.  (Source:

What Is The Best Eye Vitamin?

What are the most important vitamins for eye health?

  • Vitamin A. It helps the retina make certain pigments that allow us to see.
  • Beta carotene.
  • Lutein and zeaxanthin.
  • Vitamin C.
  • Vitamin E.
  • Zinc.
  • Omega-3 fatty acids. (Source:

What Is Blue Light From Digital Devices?

Blue light, also known as high-energy visible (HEV) light, is a colour in the visible light spectrum that can be seen by human eyes.

Unlike other forms of light, our eyes can’t effectively filter blue light, so more can pass through the eye to the retina.  

Getting blue light exposure from our digital devices are of particular concern because of the close proximity of the screens, the length of time we use our devices, and the cumulative impact of using them every day.

Does Screen Time Affect Eyesight?

The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) contends that there is currently no scientific evidence that demonstrates blue light from electronic devices is harmful or damaging to people’s eyes.

How Many Hours Screen Time Is Healthy?

Experts say adults should limit screen time outside of work to less than two hours per day.

Any time beyond that which you would typically spend on screens could instead be spent participating in physical activity. (Source:

What Are Some Sources Of Blue Light?

Sources of blue light include the Sun, digital screens such as TVs, computers, laptops, smart phones and tablets, electronic devices, and fluorescent and LED lighting.

Is TV Considered Blue Light?

So does TV emit blue light? In short, yes. 

LED screens that are popular these days emit a lot of blue light, which can be potentially harmful to the eyes.

Furthermore watching too much television, especially late at night, can suppress melatonin production that makes us ready for sleep. (Source:

How Do You Prevent Blue Light?

How to Reduce Exposure to Blue Light and Minimize Its Effects:

  • Use night lights. Choose dim red or amber night lights.
  • Avoid looking at bright screens at least two hours before bedtime.
  • Special lenses have been designed to block blue light rays, often called blue light glasses.

How Can I Protect My Eyes From My Phone?

How to Protect Eyes from Phone:

  • Adjust screen settings. Don’t forget that your screen can be customized.
  • Keep a sensible distance.
  • Use night mode.
  • Use anti-reflective screen protectors.

Can You Protect Yourself From Blue Light?

When you’re outdoors, wear sunglasses with high-quality lenses that block 99 to 100% of UV radiation and around 75 to 90% of visible light.

When using your phone, tablet, computer or other digital device, try wearing computer glasses that have a special blue light filter coating.

What Are Some Ways To Improve Your Vision?

  • Eat healthy.
  • Quit smoking.
  • Wear sunglasses.
  • Use safety eyewear.
  • Look away from the screen, take breaks.
  • Visit your eye doctor regularly.

Who Has The Best Eyesight In The World?

Eagles are thought to have the best eyesight of all animals. Their eyes are as many as eight times sharper than ours. (Source:

How Can I Sharpen My Eyes?

  • Eating carrots is good for our vision.
  • Rest your eyes.
  • Get enough sleep.
  • Exercise for your eyes. Eyes have muscles, exercise them by looking around to keep them in good shape.

Final Thoughts:

As we age, our eyesight can deteriorate from issues such as macular degeneration, cataracts, and glaucoma.

Please visit an eye doctor or medical clinic for professional advice.

Blue light exposure produces concerns for our eyes and overall health, and we may not understand the full consequences of all our screen time just yet. Try taking breaks or limiting exposure when possible.

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