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Our Campaign Storyends 17 Feb 2023, 11:59 PM
Bringing Awareness to love our eyes.
As nowadays, people
had been spending a lot of time using electronic products like mobile phone, computer laptops any electronic devices with LCD screens.
Medical scientist had mentioned spending more hours of outdoor sports allow the sun rays to protect our eyes more effectively.
Ever heard about 20-20-20 rule?
If you find yourself gazing at screens all day, your eye doctor may have mentioned this rule to you.
Basically, every 20 minutes spent using a screen; you should try to look away at something that is 20 feet away from you for a total of 20 seconds.
Use lubricant eye drops when your eyes is dry and tired, eat a well balanced diet , exercise regularly for 30 minutes to maintain fitness, avoid sleeping late, avoid long hours of gaming and watching television, stop alcohol drinking and smoking.
Massaged your eye area and your side temple to relieve any tensions or stress due to long hours of viewing.
As my forte is swimming.
I would be swimming daily 30 minutes daily to raise awareness for this.
About The Charity
The Singapore Association of the Visually Handicapped (SAVH), formerly known as the Singapore Association for the Blind (SAB), is the national voluntary welfare organization that serves and provides comprehensive rehabilitation services to the visually impaired. SAVH serves Singapore citizens and permanent residents of all age groups who must be certified with low vision (partial sight) or blind by an eye specialist or ophthalmologist. This includes people who are born blind as well as those who have lost their vision through accidents, illnesses or ageing. SAVH has over 4,000 registered clients ranging from infants to the elderly and has been providing these clients with eye care, rehabilitation, training, counselling, jobs and a place to belong to.