Food and Nutrition
Foods to be taken
The nutrients found in leafy, green vegetables such as kale and broccoli can help improve eyesight.
Carrots are rich in beta-carotene, which is believed to help protect your eyes from sun damage.
Vitamin C is critical in helping maintain a healthy set of eyes. Citrus fruits such as oranges, mangoes, lemons and grapefruit are rich in Vitamin C.
Omega-3 fatty acids help protect blood vessels throughout your body, including the eyes found in foods like cold water fish, walnuts, flaxseeds etc.
Foods to be avoided
Refined and processed foods, fatty foods.
Yoga and Exercise
Some of the eye exercises for amblyopia that can be used to treat the lazy eye of your child. It is strongly recommended that you should consult a doctor before you use these eye exercises for lazy eye.
Eye patching involves disabling the healthy eye with the help of an eye patch and the lazy eye is forced to work. This helps to establish a communication between the brain and the eye.
Focus the lazy eye on an object held in front of it. Then move the object back and forth slowly, forcing the lazy eye to focus. This will not only strengthen the muscles, but improve the eye’s connection to the brain.
Roll the weak eye in a circle to improve the muscle’s strength.
Another eye exercise for amblyopia is tracking. Tracking the outline of a circle, clown or any other figure. Tracking these images must be done continuously without looking in any other direction.
Reading small print with a lazy eye will force it to exercise. Crossword puzzles, books and other word games with small print make wonderful exercise tools. This exercise should be conducted at least one hour a day while the dominant eye is disabled
Engage in activities that require eye-hand coordination
Try a patch that can be attached to glasses
Wash the area around the eye with water to remove any traces of the irritant that may remain once the patch is removed.