Exercising your eyes is one of those simple things that very few people do. However, it can help you maintain excellent vision. Here are 10 exercises that will take your no more than 10 minutes to do. You can give them a try right now while reading this article. We are going to do all of them with you.
Exercise 1: Blink for A Minute
This exercise helps to regulate blood circulation inside your eyes.
Take your time, and let’s begin. Blinking is an excellent way to relax your eyes. It has 3 functions:
- It helps grease your eyes
- Clean them
- Give them a break from light.
With a lack of frequent blinking, your eyes become dry that leads to inflammation and poor vision.
Keep opening and closing your eyelids quickly without straining them. Do this exercise regularly to adopt the habit of frequent blinking. You can perform this exercise just about anywhere for 30 to 60 seconds. This practice is especially useful for those who work with anything that requires a lot of attention.
Exercise 2: Rotate Your Head While Staring Ahead
This exercise increases the blood circulation in your eyes. You need to turn your head in a circular motion while staring ahead. First, slowly turn your head from right to left. Then up to down. Keep looking straight. You can do it for 30 to 60 seconds depending on how much free time you have.
By far the most important sense organs are your eyes. Also it’s one of the most complex sensory organs in your body. Poor vision limits you in many ways. Therefore, find 10 minutes every day to perform this exercise to have great eyesight at any age. Finish the exercise in a calm manner and then we will continue.
Exercise 3: Look to Your Right and Left
Again, you can perform the exercise for 30 to 60 seconds. Make yourself comfortable, and let’s begin. To do it correctly, you first need to look to your right. Do it slowly while inhaling (as far to the right as you can, but without stressing it). Then slowly move your gaze to the left while exhaling. Remember that you should perform the exercise very slowly. After finishing, close your eyes for a few seconds.
Exercise 4: Close Your Eyes and Relax
All you need to do is just close your eyes and sit back. Most important is relax to your eyelids completely. Think about to something that you like to do. Your future vacation, or other pleasant things, and stay with your eyes closed for at least 30 seconds.
Exercise 5: Move Your Gaze in Different Directions
This exercise improves all aspects of your visual perception. It is suitable for both nearsightedness and farsightedness.
You should move your gaze in different directions. First, look right to left for 5 seconds. Now, look up and then up and down for another 5 seconds. After that, turn your eyes in circular motion. Do it for 10 to 15 seconds. Then, draw a figure 8 with your eyes. Take your time, no rush.
Exercise 6: Close and Open Your Eyes
This exercise helps to relax your eye muscles and increases blood circulation in your eyes. Close your eyes tight for 3 to 5 seconds. Now, open them. Do it again, and again and one more time. Totally you should do this 7 times.
Exercise:7 Push Against Your Temples with Your Fingers
This exercise improves the flow of intraocular fluid. Slightly push against your temples with your fingers and maintain this pressure for around 2 seconds. You should repeat this exercise 4 to 5 times. Now, Let’s check out the next exercise.
Exercise 8: Draw Geometric Figures with you Gaze
Keeping your eyes open, draw simple geometric figures with your gaze. You can start with a Triangle. Then draw a big Rectangle. Also, you can draw a Square and a Circle. Then you can move on more complicated shapes. Such as Trapezium and Parallellepiped.
Exercise 9: Move Your Eyeballs Up and Down
First, close you eyes. Then slowly move your eyeballs up and down. Up and down. Up and down. Keep doing it very slowly with your eyes closed. You can repeat this exercise 5 to 10 times.
Exercise 10: Strengthen Your Eyes’ Near and Far Focusing
First, sit in a chair or stand in front of a blank wall. Place your thumb about 10 inches in front of your eyes and focus it for 10-15 seconds. You can also focus on an object that is 5 to 10 feet away far 10-15 seconds.
Now, focus on an object that is 10-20 feet in front of you without moving your head. Focus on the object for 10-15 seconds.
After 10-15 seconds, refocus on your thumb. Practice this 5 times.
Keep performing these 10 exercises regularly, and you will see great results within a week! To achieve the best result, you need to monitor your health as well. According to experts, Good eyesight depends on you diet. Remember that the most useful food is natural food with minimal heat treatment. As it keeps the greatest amount of vitamins.
So, Have you tried these exercises? How do the work for you? Share your thoughts in the comments below.