Improve your vision without using glasses by observing these amazing eye exercises
Although your eyes are your most important aspect of your body, it could well be the most neglected. Most of us tend to take our eyes for granted without knowing it is one of the most complex organs that need just as much care and maintenance as in every other muscle in your body. In the same way the muscles in your limbs need exercise for optimum performance, so do the muscles around your eyes need exercise for eye health.
Just by wearing sunshades to protect your eyes from the sun isn’t going to help. Here are some guidelines to improve your vision, protect your eyes and keep them in the best of health.
1 Follow these simple rules the entire day
- Stop wearing your glasses for one day
- If you’re working at a computer stop at intervals to rest your eyes. stop using your computer 2 hours before sleeping
- Rest your eyes for 3 hours every day. Alternately every three hours rest your eyes by closing them for three minutes.
- Spend some time staring out your window at scenes of nature
- Take a warm damp cloth and press it to your eyes for 30 minutes once daily
- Look into the distance when walking
2 Perform this exercise to strengthen your eyes
The image below shows several patterns where you need to follow the lines that make up each pattern. The arrows point the direction which your eyes should follow. Almost like eye gymnastics, this is your eye workouts which will strength your eyes and improve your vision.
If you are new to this, then start by focusing on the middle first. After doing this once or twice if your eyes water, it’s a good sign. Close your eyes and relax them after you finish.
3 Perform these eye massages daily
Massaging your eyes in the points mentioned in the image is really great for you. The massage should be done daily. Remember top exert just enough light pressure on the eyeball with your middle and index finger. For other points, you can use your index finger.
4 Consume carrot juice which is good for eyes
Consuming carrot juice with a teaspoon of olive oil is an excellent remedy for your eyes. Carrot juice contains beta carotene and various nutrients as well as antioxidants good for eyes. However the most important fact about carrot juice is Vitamin A which is converted from beta carotene in the liver. Vit. A is the most important vitamin for eyes where it is converted to rhodpsin that improves both night and day vision.
5 Perform this age old Indian exercise to improve your vision
Trataka is yogic meditation for improving vision. Also known as yoga gazing, you need to channel your energy and focus with eye and mind on a single object. Usually Trataka yoga is performed by using a candle on a stand and kept at arm’s length where you need to concentrate on the burning candle wick. Now continue to stare at that object with the least amount of blinking if possible. In effect you are meditating on the burning candle. After some time close your eyes, relax and visualize the burning candle in your mind. According to eastern philosophy Trataka is also a mediation to stimulate the third eye.
You can use any object for Trataka. The benefit of trataka is to improve your vision and strengthen your eyes in case of weak eyesight. It also improves your power of focus and concentrations as well as helping you relax.