Laziness is one of the most common causes of blindness in humans. A person with a lazy eye will see less than someone without a lazy eye. There are many reasons why a person might have a lazy eye, but it’s not always due to genetics or environment. Sometimes laziness is just due to poor planning and habit. For example, if you wear glasses all day long, your eyes may become tired from wearing them every single moment that you use them. If you don’t wear them, they get dirty and irritated. You may even start to develop a fungus (a fungal infection) in your eyeball. These types of situations are called “lazy eye.”
In other cases, laziness is caused by something else entirely. For instance, some people have a condition known as strabismus which makes their eyes move in different directions.
Other times laziness can be caused by certain medications such as antihistamines or sleeping pills.
If you think that you have a lazy eye, then it’s time to take action! Here are eight simple exercises that can help:
1. Visualize Your Eyes Getting Clean
The first thing you need to do is visualize yourself getting clean. Make sure that you’re doing this before going to bed so that your eyes don’t get tired while dreaming about cleaning your eyes.
As you are falling asleep, visualize water or some other fluid filling your eyes. Try to visualize the water as clear as possible. This will help to keep your eyes from getting all crusty in the morning.
2. Use Eye Drops Gently
After you’ve finished visualizing yourself getting clean, you should use eye drops gently. Before going to sleep, it’s important that you use eye drops on each eye in order to maintain clearness and cleanliness.
3. Wear Glasses
Wearing glasses is a popular way of taking care of lazy eyes. If you wear glasses, your lazy eye will be forced to focus properly and will develop the strength that it’s lacking.
4. Place Your Fingers On Your Closed Eyes
Using your thumb and index finger, gently place them on your closed eyes. Now gently push down on your eyelids and hold for ten seconds or so.
After you’re done, do it again for the same amount of time. This will get blood flowing to your eye and help to strengthen it.
5. Look At Words In The Distance
Try to look at words in the distance, such as road signs, store fronts, or other words far away. Focus on these words for at least five seconds and then repeat.
By focusing on these words you can help your lazy eye become stronger.
6. Expose Yourself To 3D Stimuli
Try to watch movies or play games in three dimensions. These types of visual stimuli can help to strengthen your lazy eye.
In particular, the game Need For Speed 3 is a fantastic way to strengthen your eye. Other games that work well are Super Mario Galaxy, Sonic Unleashed, Resident Evil 5 and Silent Hill: Homecoming.
7. Try Some Eye Massage Exercises
It’s common for eyes to get tired. If your eyes get tired, then it can lead to laziness in one eye or the other.
It’s important to do some gentle massage on your eyes in order to prevent this from happening. Some people prefer to use their hands for this, while others prefer to use electric massagers.
8. Get Plenty Of Sleep Every Night
One of the worst things that you can do for your lazy eye is to deprive yourself of sleep on a regular basis. Your brain needs sleep in order to function properly.
When you don’t get enough sleep, all of your body functions are negatively affected, including your eyes.
If you’ve been depriving yourself of sleep on a regular basis, then it’s important that you start going to bed earlier and getting eight full hours of rest each and every night. Not only will this help strengthen your lazy eye, but it will also improve your general health and keep your body running well.
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