Treat your eyes with these simple exercises.
As each part of the body, especially during the winter months when exercise regimens tend to go to the window, our eyes need care and attention to remain healthy and fit.
Visit the interactive and informative website and see Coach Healthy Vision Program, designed by the Moving Optical.
There are four easy to follow exercise program to help exercise and relax tired eyes:
Eye care: simple exercises and tips to help relieve eye strain at work
Eye Gym: eye daily work-out from morning till night.
Eye of Yoga: easy exercises to help Flex and relax your eyes.
Eye Spa: eye massage and advice to take care of your eyes.
Acting against eye-strain PC
Dr Nicky Welsh, an ophthalmologist at the Wits Donald Gordon Medical Centre in Johannesburg, said the long hours spent in front of a computer is often attributed as the cause of headaches, neck and shoulder pain, and may also be the cause of dry eye Blurred vision and irritation.
“Computer screen and use gadgets with many miniscule screen puts unnecessary burden on our eyes,” says Dr.. Welsh. “Other factors may also cause your eyes to tire. Glare, for example, even during the winter months, is a source of visual discomfort and eye fatigue. ‘
A recent survey found that 80% of the South African experience discomfort caused by glare and more than two-thirds of survey respondents complained that the glare from the window causes the most difficulty.
Healthy vision virtual trainer guides through a series of easy to follow eye exercises, interactive games and useful information about eye health and eye care. This series is available for download at
PDF format, which can easily be printed and saved for easy reference. All training shall be certified by Dr. Welsh.
Eye health awareness
Increasing awareness of eye care and eye health throughout South Africa to ensure that the short and long-term preservation and protection of the vision of the population in check. “However, regular eye exams, glasses wearing the correct prescription and learn how to protect your eyes from harmful UV rays and glare all important for the protection and maintenance of healthy looking for now and tomorrow, “says Dr. Welsh.
Press release: Moving Optical.