The year 2021 has started, and health is being put as everyone’s first priority this year. We wear our masks, sanitise and go about regular healthcare, but eye care is often overlooked. This shouldn’t be the case, especially when we live in a world that is filled with digital screens and everything else that makes eyecare a necessity and not a luxury. Make 2021 the year where you enhance your overall health and embrace the healthiest version of yourself, eyecare included. 

We, at Specsmakers, in regards to promoting eyecare resolutions have curated a list of tips that you can follow to ensure optimum wellness of your eyes. 

Foods to enhance eye health: 

  • Nuts and legumes

Nuts are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, & contain a high level of vitamin E, which can protect the eye from age-related damage. Nuts like walnuts, cashews, peanuts, lentils, etc, can be consumed 

  • Seeds

Seeds like nuts and legumes are must-haves too. They contain high levels of omega-3 acids and are a rich source of vitamin E. Seeds like chia seeds, flax seeds, etc, that are high in omega-3 acid can be consumed. 

  • Citrus fruits

Rich in vitamin C, citrus fruits improve eyesight too. Vitamin C contains antioxidants, that help fight age-related eye damage. Fruits like lemons, oranges, grapefruits, etc are rich in vitamin C.
  • Leafy green vegetables

Rich in both lutein and zeaxanthin, leafy green vegetables are a good source of vitamin C, that is known to benefit your eyes. Consumption of spinach, kale, collards, etc is recommended.

  • Carrots

Carrots that are rich in vitamin A and beta carotene plays an essential role in vision. It contains a protein called rhodopsin, which helps the retina to absorb light, while the beta carotene helps in providing vitamin A.

  • Water

Water is a vital fluid that helps improve your eye health. Drinking water prevents dehydration, which reduces the symptoms of dry eyes.

A few other tips that you can follow are: 

According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the following tips can help in promoting eye health:

  • Sunglasses - wearing sunglasses outside can help reduce excess sun exposure that causes cataracts. 
  • Smoking - Smoking affects the vision, stopping smoking can be beneficial for your vision
  • Eye exams - Regular eye exams, especially if your family has a history of eye disease can help prevent any eye conditions
  • Contacts- Washing hands and drying thoroughly before applying contact lenses are a must
  • Computer glasses - Eyes need to be protected from blue light & eye strain, this can be done by purchasing a pair of computer glasses and additionally following the 20/20/20 rule of looking away from the computer after every 20 minutes at something 20 feet away, for 20 seconds. 

To inculcate the best eye care practices & help you succeed in your eyecare resolutions for 2021, we have put together a list of recommended purchases from Specsmakers. 

For men

Sophisticated Square Eyeglasses

Sophisticated Square Eyeglasses are perfect for the year 2021, they help you see clearly while the premium material provides a comfortable fit & durability. Available from Rs. 990 onwards it is the perfect pick for you. 

Smart Rectangle Computer Glasses

Filter out blue light from your digital screens with these smart rectangular computer glasses from Specsmakers. These blue wonders are not only stylish while high-quality material ensures optimum comfort & durability. 

Stylish Pilot Sunglasses

Protect your eyes from the harmful UV-rays with these stylish pilot sunglasses for men. The metal construction & polarized finish provides protection, comfort & is ideal for long-term use. 

For Women

Voguish Cat Eye Glasses

A voguish pair of cat eyeglasses is what every woman needs for the new year. Crafted from Rich Acetate material this pair ensures optimum comfort & durability, while the turquoise brown with brown finish offers a stylish appeal. 

Sleek Cat Eye Computer Glasses

Ensure your eyes are safe from eye strain with this stylish pink cat eye computer glasses from Specsmakers. This pair filters out blue light emitted from digital screens and allows you the comfort to go about your day with ease & protection. 

Modish Oval Sunglasses

The perfect pair when you step outdoors is this modish oval sunglasses from Specsmakers. The metal construction is ideal for long-term use, while the lenses offer protection from harmful UV rays. 

Contact lenses

If you’re done with foggy lenses after 2020, shift to these high-quality contact lenses from Specsmakers. These lenses contain high moisture and provide you with the comfort to go about your day in style and ease. 

Follow these tips and guides to make your 2021 the year where you enhance your overall health. Shop this and more today from Specsmakers!