The eye has been described as the window to the soul. The Yoruba’s describe it as the light of the body. It sends more than 50% of the sensory input to the brain. They help us in our socio-cultural adaptation to our environment. The importance of the care of the eyes cannot therefore be overemphasized.
Prevention is surely better and cheaper than cure. Every effort that we make to prevent eye diseases from affecting us can therefore be described as eye care. The most important aspect of eye care is assimilation of proper eye care education for behavioral change. This write up while not been exhaustive is a synopsis of tips to ensure that our two eyes last for our lifetime.