Exercise has a wealth of benefits. Not only does it improve mood and keep your body fit, but it can also improve your vision, whether you already have great vision or have symptoms of an eye disease. Exercise can help to prevent the following eye diseases.
Within a single lifetime, the way we use our eyes has drastically changed. We now spend much of our day looking at objects which emit artificial light and are a short, fixed distance in front of us. These objects are screens, and they can now be found on devices ranging from laptops to phones to fridges. But how do all of these screens impact our eye health?
They say the eyes are the windows into the soul. They are also one of the first things we notice about a person and what can draw us to them.
Ferdinand Monoyer was a French ophthalmologist born in 1836. He worked at the universities of Strasbourg and is known for developing the dioptre, the unit of measurement for the optical power of a lens. Monoyer also invented the first eye chart which was used to test visual acuity and named this chart after himself.