7 Easy Ways to Improve Your Eyesight

Use these lifestyle tips to strengthen your vision.

7 Easy Ways to Improve Your Eyesight

By Toni Gasparis

Your eyes are an important part of your body but they are often neglected during your wellness routines. Ensure you’re making healthy choices to improve your eye health and minimize the risk of any future ocular problems like age-related macular degeneration, dry eyes, glaucoma, cataracts, and overall vision loss. Use these tips to help out your eyes.


Watch: What is Macular Degeneration?

Eat a Balanced Diet

A healthy and balanced diet is important for overall wellness, but did you know certain foods you eat can specifically work to improve your vision? The American Optometric Association reports that nutrients in certain foods can help decrease your risk for eye problems. Try adding lots of leafy greens, citrus fruits, and olive oil into your daily diet to help your eyesight.

More: 10 Foods That Boost Eye Health

Dr Oz: Why Telemedicine Is Here to Stay — and Improving Health Care

Virtual doctor appointments became mainstream during the pandemic, and I feel the trend will continue.

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Telemedicine, or virtual doctor's visits, was already on its way to becoming an important part of the healthcare system. But the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the need for virtual doctor's visits, making telemedicine completely mainstream. In fact, one study, published in Sept. 2020 in the Journal of Medical Internet Research, found that in New York, telemedicine visits increased 8,729% during the height of the pandemic compared to the previous year.

But now that more people are getting vaccinated, will telemedicine stay as popular? I think it will.

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