How healthy are your Eyes? – Take our Quiz now
If you are wondering how well you are looking after your eyes, take our quiz and see how you score.
How often do you feel your eyes should be tested?
A) Only test your eyesight if you notice a change
B) Every other year
C) Every five years
Do you smoke?
C) I stopped smoking within the last ten years
When did you last have an eye test?
A) Over ten years ago
B) Less than two years ago
C) Less than five years ago
How much fruit and vegetables do you eat per day?
A) I don’t eat fruit and veg
B) Five servings per day
C) Two servings per day
What is your Body Mass Index (BMI)? To work out your BMI divide your weight in kilos by your height in metres. Divide this result by your height in metres again. This figure is your BMI (70kg divided by 1.75= 40. 40 divided by 1.75 =22.9 BMI)
B) Between 18.5 – 24.9 range
C) Between 25 and 30
When undertaking DIY do you wear eye protection?
A) I never use eye protection
B) I always wear eye protection such as safety goggles
How often do you exercise?
B) I do at least two hours a week of exercise
C) I have a fairly active lifestyle
When the UV index rises to 3+ do you protect your eyes?
B) Yes I wear sunglasses that are carry a CE mark, and or are rated UV 400 or more. I wear these even on a cloudy day if the UV index hits 3 or higher
C) I wear sunglasses if it is hot and sunny
Do you eat fish?
B) Two or more portions per week
C) Once a week
How often do you take a break when working on our mobile, tablet, or PC?
A) Only to eat and sleep
B) Around every 20 minutes
C) Around every hour
If you answered mostly A’s with a few C’s you should pay a bit more attention to your eye health. You run the risk of sight loss. Your lifestyle is not contributing to healthy eyesight. Being overweight, lack of exercise, and smoking are bad for your vision as it is for the rest of you.
B’s + C’s
If you answered mostly B’s and C’s then you are doing ok but there is still room for improvement. Try making changes to your lifestyle and monitor through regular eye examinations.
You have this eye health thing in the bag, well done but don’t forget you still need regular check ups.
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