The Eyecare Trust has published its top ten eyecare mistakes that you should avoid if you want to maintain your eye and visual health. Part 1-5 are shown here:
1. DON’T smoke. Smokers have a significantly higher risk of eye disease than non-smokers. According to research published by the RNIB smokers are twice as likely to lose their sight in later life than non-smokers. Tobacco chemicals damage the blood vessels behind your eyes increasing your risk of developing age-related macular degeneration.