Eye Care Tips: Vision can be blurred due to myopia, know the symptoms and treatment of this disease

Keeping eyes on the computer and mobile screen for a long time can blur your eyesight. In recent years, there has been a rapid increase in the number of patients with myopia, in which people of all age groups are involved. In myopia, distant things are not visible clearly. The problem of myopia is more in teenagers and young people.

Nearsightedness is called myopia in medical language, it is a vision disorder. In myopia, the size of the eye ball increases, due to the increase of the eye ball, the image of the object is not formed on the retina, it is formed a little further, due to which the objects appear blurred. According to a research, 30 percent of India’s population is suffering from myopia. If not treated in time, it can take the form of glaucoma and cataract. The risk of cataracts rises sharply in children, with 17 per cent of children aged 5-15 suffering from myopia.

due to myopia
Myopia can be genetic, if one of the parents has myopia, then the child can also have this defect.
The problem of myopia is seen by working for a long time on the computer screen.
The problem of myopia is seen even after not keeping proper distance from books or computer.
Myopia is also caused by spending more time in artificial light.

symptoms of myopia
Watering from eyes.
– Blinking eyes frequently.
Eye strain and fatigue.
Watering from eyes.
– Squinting the eyelids.
– Headache.

Symptoms of myopia in children
– Inability of children to focus in studies.
Constant rubbing of eyes.
Blurred visibility on black board or white board.
Inability to see things clearly in dim light.

treatment of myopia
Myopia is treated both surgically and non-surgically. In non-surgical treatment is done by negative number spectacles. Contact lenses are also an alternative to spectacles, they are placed directly on the eye. You will find lenses in different designs such as toric, multi-focal designs and soft etc. The more severe the myopia, the higher the number of spectacles can be.

Precautions to Avoid Myopia

Protect eyes from sunlight.
Keep adequate lighting while reading and working on the computer.
Get regular eye checkups done.
Make the necessary distance from the screen while working on the computer.
Do not keep staring at the computer screen continuously.
Let children play outside in natural light.
Include fruits and green vegetables in the diet.
Don’t let children use mobile or computer too much.
Keep blood pressure under control.
Keep regular work out.

Disclaimer: The tips in this article are for general information only. Do not consider these tips and information as advice from any doctor or medical professional. In case of symptoms of any disease, do consult a doctor.