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By Ritika Nath . 17th November 2019 06:00pm

Today many people suffer from the problem of watery and swollen eyes, right from the start of the day. Moreover, even the smart phones emit blue light which is harmful for the eyes and can damage the eye sight of the people very easily.

But the damaged eye sight can be rectified with some easy-peasy exercises and healthy diet. Eating healthy makes a lot of difference to the eyesight. Choosing antioxidant rich foods like leafy and green vegetables, yellow pepper, pumpkin, sweet potatoes helps in improving the eye sight of the person. 


Here are few exercises which you should do for better eye sight. 

1. Palming:

How To Do Palming Eye Exercise

1. Sit on a chair and keep your elbows on a table in front you.

2. Cup an eye in each palm.

3. Breathe in and breathe out. Feel the tension release. Relax.

4. Do it for 30 seconds straight before releasing the pose.

Time – 2 minutes

Sets And Reps – 4 sets

2. The Eye Rolling

The eye roll exercise is very effective, and when done regularly, it can help strengthen the eye muscles and enhance the shape of your eyes. So, the next time you hear something and roll your eyes, feel good about it and roll your eyes in the other direction to complete one rep. But since it’s an exercise, you must know the correct way to do it. Here’s how.

How To Do Eye Roll Exercise

1. Sit or stand straight. Keep your shoulders relaxed, and neck straight, and look ahead.

2. Look to your right and then slowly roll your eyes up towards the ceiling.

3. Roll your eyes down to your left and from there, down towards the floor.

4. Do this in the clockwise and anti-clockwise directions.

Time – 2 minutes

Sets And Reps – 2 sets of 10 reps

3. Blinking

Constantly staring at the computer or mobile screen can lead to both eye and mental fatigue. In fact, it happens because we often forget to blink. Here’s an easy eye exercise to solve this problem.

How To Do Eye Blink Exercise

1.  Sit comfortably on a chair, keep your shoulders relaxed, and neck straight, and look at a blank wall.

2. Close your eyes.

3. Hold for half a second and then open your eyes.

4. Do it 10 times to complete one set.

Time – 2 minutes

Sets And Reps – 2 sets of 10 reps

4. Focusing

This is an excellent exercise for your eyes and has the potential to resolve focusing issues. Follow these steps to do it.

How To Do Focusing Eye Exercise

1. Sit 5 feet away from a window, look straight, and keep your shoulders relaxed.

2. Extend your right arm in front of you, stick your thumb out, and focus on the tip for 1-2 seconds.

3. Without moving your hand, focus on the window for 2 seconds.

4. Focus on a distant object out of the window for 2 seconds.

5. Focus back on the thumb

Time – 1 minute

Sets And Reps – 2 sets of 10 reps

5. 20-20-20 rule

If you find yourself gazing at screens all day, your eye doctor may have mentioned this rule to you. Basically, every 20 minutes spent using a screen, you should try to look away at something that is 20 feet away from you for a total of 20 seconds.