Health Tip: Keep Your Eyes Healthier

Here's what you can do

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(HealthDay News) -- As you grow older, your eyes are more prone to diseases such as cataracts and glaucoma.

The U.S. National Institute on Aging suggests how to keep your eyes healthier:

  • Wear sunglasses that block ultraviolet (UV) radiation, and a don a hat with a wide brim when you are outside.
  • Stop smoking.
  • Eat eye-healthy foods.
  • Maintain a healthy weight and get enough exercise.
  • Strive for normal blood pressure.
  • If you have diabetes, keep it under control.
  • Prevent eye strain by looking away from your computer every 20 minutes.

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