Can online “eye exercises” reverse myopia?

Abstract: experts say that this kind of “eye exercises” plays a certain role in alleviating eye fatigue. It is suitable for people who use eyes for a long time and close distance, but it needs to be practiced frequently and repeatedly. It should be noted that people with recent eye trauma or diseases are not suitable for such “eye movement”, such as vitreous hemorrhage.

Recently, a video entitled “the best exercise to restore eyesight” triggered a heated discussion on the Internet. The video introduces methods to alleviate fatigue and protect eyes, such as changing focus, rotating eyes up, down, left and right, squinting and blinking, rubbing hands and hot compress eyes. According to ophthalmologists, this method has a certain effect on alleviating eye fatigue and pseudomyopia, but it can not reverse true myopia.

Help relieve dry eyes and fatigue. The video of heat transfer contains 7 “eye exercises”, which are respectively changing focus, rotating eyes up, down, left and right, narrowing eyes, drawing squares with eyes, blinking eyes, drawing circles with eyes, rubbing hands and hot compress eyes. According to its action characteristics, it can be summarized into four points: focus switching, eye rotation, squinting and blinking, and hot compress.

Experts pointed out: “Changing the focus mainly exercises the adjustment and collection of the eyes, which can alleviate the phenomenon of visual fatigue, such as eye swelling and pain, blurred vision, etc. rotating the eyes up, down, left and right, mainly exercises the extraocular muscles. Persistent practice can exercise the function and coordination of the extraocular muscles. It should be noted that when doing this action, no matter which direction you turn, you should do it as much as possible Limit, so as to play its effect. When squinting and blinking, tears can be quickly and evenly distributed on the surface of the eye, so this action helps to alleviate the dryness of the eyes. Hot compress on both eyes can promote blood circulation around the eyes and accelerate metabolism. ”

Experts said that this kind of “eye exercises” has a certain effect on alleviating eye fatigue. It is suitable for people who use eyes for a long time and close distance, but it needs to be practiced frequently and repeatedly. It should be noted that people with recent eye trauma or diseases are not suitable for such “eye movement”, such as vitreous hemorrhage.

Experts remind that in order to protect eyes as much as possible, citizens can eat more foods rich in vitamin A, which plays an important role in human vision, such as carrots, animal viscera, dairy products, eggs, etc. For children with pseudomyopia, ciliary muscle spasm can be relieved by using ciliary muscle paralysis, but it is not recommended for adults. In addition, you can often do eye exercises, close your eyes and rest, look into the distance and other ways to alleviate eye fatigue.

Can not achieve the effect of reversing myopia.

People with high myopia can use the methods in the video. Can they alleviate myopia? Experts pointed out that people with high myopia need to prevent retinal detachment and try not to exercise violently. In the absence of recent diseases and trauma, the methods in the video can be used to alleviate fatigue, but it can not reverse myopia. Similarly, even if it is not high myopia, as long as it is true myopia, it can not reverse myopia through these methods to alleviate fatigue. and pseudomyopia is caused by overuse of the eyes and ciliary muscle spasm, which can be alleviated by drugs, acupuncture, eye muscle exercise and so on. Therefore, using the method in the video can alleviate the pseudomyopia.

Do not recommend eye drops to relieve eye fatigue

Experts point out that it is not recommended for adults to relieve eye fatigue by dropping eye drops. Many eye drops contain preservatives. Long term use may lead to dry eye. Some of these potions contain mild mydriasis, which can not be used by some people. Therefore, it is recommended that you do not use eye drops to relieve fatigue, and try not to look at electronic products. After using electronic products for thirty or forty minutes, it’s best to let your eyes rest for a few minutes and don’t watch for a long time. Patients diagnosed with dry eye can use some preservative free artificial tears to relieve dry eyes under the guidance of doctors.