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Have a Squint? Get Rid Of It With These Tips

Squint in the eye is mostly common among kids below the age of 10 and can be treated with some simple and easy methods. Read on to know some simple methods to treat a squint

Have a Squint? Get Rid Of It With These Tips

Squinted eye can be treated with some easy and simple exercises

HIGHLIGHTS

  1. Squinted eye occurs due to weakening of eye muscle
  2. Gentle eye exercises are useful in treating eye squint
  3. Pencil push ups is the best eye exercise

Squint in the eye occurs when there is a misalignment in your eye balls which usually happens due to weakening of eye muscles and deficiency of essential nutrients. It can happen at any age but is mostly found in kids below the age of 10 years and can be treated on time by some simple exercises and diet changes. According to health experts, it can turn into an impossible to treat problem if not looked into on time. There are many ways you can get rid of this problem by doing some simple eye exercises and wearing suitable lenses.

1. Wearing eyeglasses or contact lenses

Wearing eyeglasses or contact lenses after diagnosing the problem can improve your eye's alignment. The lenses of appropriate power can help in controlling the uncontrolled movement of your eye balls and can also improve your eyesight in the long run.

2. Allowing your eyes to rest

It is important that you allow your eyes to rest for a while to avoid eye straining and pain in the eye. Closing your eyes for some time can relax your muscles and ward off eye fatigue which can potentially worsen the problem.

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3. Patching the better seeing eye

Patching or covering the better seeing eye allows the affected eye to move properly which provides flexibility to the muscles in the eye. It also helps in fast recovery and catalyses the action of the medicines injected in the eye.

4. Palming

Palming your closed eye relaxes the muscle in the eyes and helps in improving its flexibility. This should be done just before going to sleep or after long hours of work for better and quick results. This is one of the best exercise to improve the flexibility of muscles present inside in the eye.

5. Pencil Push-Ups

Pencil Push-Ups are an excellent treatment for squinted eye and can be performed easily at home or anywhere else just with a help of a pencil or anything which has a pointed end. To perform this exercise, just sit up straight and move your pencil inwards and outwards for some time to drive away the rigidity in your eye muscle.


 

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