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26 Things That Can Damage Your Eyes


More often than not, we take our eyesight and our eye health for granted. When we think about general health, we sometimes focus more about the other parts of our body and can forget to take eye health into consideration. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has stated that about 12 million Americans over the age of 40 have vision impairment, and that approximately 61 million adults in America are at high risk for major vision loss. Age-related macular degeneration, for example, is an eye disease that may get worse over time. It is the leading cause of severe, permanent vision loss in those over 60. This disease, as well as other causes of vision impairment might actually be avoided before it becomes an issue, provided we take good care of our eyes. Here are some things to avoid in order to take care of our eyes: