How To Prevent Cataracts

eye cataractsCataract is that eye disease in which cloudiness occurs in the lens of the eye, creating difficulty to see properly. Cataract occurs mostly in aged people (over 55 years) but they are also found in adults. There are many reasons behind cataract, such as aging, iodine deficiency, and excessive exposure to microwave radiation.

Blurred vision, dark spots, double vision in one eye, gradual loss of coloured vision are some of the symptoms of cataract. Getting rid of cataract is not that difficult and by following the below mentioned 5 tips you can easily get good results within a very short time.The 5 tips to prevent cataract are as follows.

5 Tips On How To Prevent Cataracts

Minimize Exposure To Sun Avoid Exposure To Tobacco

You should avoid ultraviolet rays of the sun by wearing sunglasses which block ultra violet rays properly and even when staying under shade and in winter one should use a sunglass to avoid exposure of the eye to the ultra violet rays of the sun.


Also wear a big hat. Also avoid exposure to tobacco smoke and other products containing tobacco.

Bilberry And Grapes

Bilberry contains flavonoids, an antioxidant that prevents cataracts. Have blueberry extracts, capsules or tablets (at least 240mg/day).


Blueberry strengthens the eye capillaries, veins and blood vessels and also protects the lens and retina, thus preventing cataracts. Grapes – Grape seed extracts are very useful as they contain antioxidants which increase circulation of blood.So having grape seed extract is very effective in treating cataract.

Triphala Tea And Rose Petals

Boil 1 teaspoon of triphala in a cup of water for about 3 minutes. After that allow it to cool and then strain it well; make sure that no there is no powder in the strained tea. Then use this tea as an eye wash 2-3 times every day.

Rose Petals

This will strengthen and clean your eyes and successfully prevent cataracts. Rose petals – Take some rose petals (1cup), raspberry leaves (4 tablespoon) and boiling water (4cups) mix them well, let it steep for 30 minutes and then strain the solution.After that use this solution as an eye wash 2-3 times every day.

Home Remedies

You can include carrot in your regular diet and have raw carrots or have carrot juice 2 times every day. It is the best remedy for cataract. Have grapes and oranges which also help to heal cataract and is a very natural home remedy. Adding 2-3 garlic cloves to your diet will also help to clean the lens of your eyes and is very beneficial.

Carrot juice

Take a glass of milk and some almond, mix them well, keep them like that the entire night and the next morning add some sandalwood to it, mix well and then apply this mixture on your eyelids. This will help to reduce the redness of the eyes.

Eye Bath

Take some cold water and pour it in a large basin. Then add some salt and leaves of chamomile to it. Then put your face in the solution and keep it there for sometime, at least 5 seconds.

eye wash

After that take your face out of the water and do it again. This eye bath is very effective in treating cataract so you should do this for at least 2 times every day.

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Caution: Please use Home Remedies after Proper Research and Guidance. You accept that you are following any advice at your own risk and will properly research or consult healthcare professional.

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