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Daily Eyecare Tips from Your Somerset Optometrist

Daily Eyecare Is Part of Your Overall Health

The health of your eyes should be part of the overall care you give to your body, every day. Good vision is an important part of your work life, as well as being important to enjoying your personal relationships and your leisure time. The actions you take every day can have a beneficial effect on the health of your eyes, both in the short term and over the years. Your Somerset eye doctor recommends a number of measures to protect your eye health.

Tips For Daily Eyecare

Eating a healthy diet that includes plenty of green, leafy vegetables, fruits, lean meats, fish, nuts and healthy oils will provide the nutrients your eyes need to stay healthy. Smoking can have a detrimental effect on vision, so if you smoke, join a smoking cessation program or talk to your doctor about ways to stop. Protect your eyes from harmful ultraviolet rays by wearing sunglasses whenever you are in bright sunlight. If you work at a computer for long periods of, take a moment every few minutes to look away from the screen. And if you work in an environment with vision hazards, such as chemical splashes or flying debris, always wear safety glasses. Regular eye exams by an optometrist in Somerset will detect eye diseases in the early stages so that you can receive treatment that can save your vision.

Let Franklin Family Eyecare Be Your Somerset Optometrist

Dr. Josephine Ngong-Tawe and her friendly staff take a team approach to providing superior vision care for her patients in Somerset, Franklin Township, Bound Brook, Hillsborough and surrounding communities. We offer a broad range of optical care services, including eye exams, eyeglasses, contact lens fitting, pediatric eyecare, senior eyecare, sunglasses, sports glasses, computer eyeglasses, hard-to-fit contact lenses, LASIK consultation and diagnoses of eye diseases, such as glaucoma and macular degeneration. Personalized service and state-of-the-art technology help to make Franklin Family Eyecare a reliable part of your family’s health care. Call Franklin Family Eyecare today at 732-410-6752 for an appointment to ensure that you are doing all you can to protect your vision on a daily basis.

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