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Summer solstice is coming. Have you done the right thing to protect your eyes?


According to the copy of "observing the constitution", the day begins to get shorter and the days begin to shorten.It's hot in summer, and it's raining heavily all over the country recently. Many people still choose to stay at home for the summer vacation on weekends.With the coming of summer vacation, children will start their holiday life in summer. It is inevitable that they will contact more electronic products such as mobile phones and computers than in school. Therefore, it is imperative to protect eyes in summer.

Chen Guoxiao, director of the former ophthalmology teaching and Research Department of the first clinical college of Zhejiang University of traditional Chinese medicine, master's supervisor, ophthalmologist of Zhejiang Provincial Hospital of traditional Chinese medicine, who won the "third excellent ophthalmologist award of Zhejiang Province", was invited to the "Zhen Shi Ming famous doctor's eye care lecture hall" to explain on-line the prevention and mitigation of video terminal syndrome by integrating traditional Chinese and Western medicine.

During the lecture, Chen Guoxiao, in combination with clinical experience, said that the manifestations of video terminal syndrome from the perspective of traditional Chinese medicine are "Qi and blood deficiency" and "liver and kidney deficiency". In the prevention and treatment, attention should be paid to diet and daily rest. Otherwise, patients with VDS will not only have discomfort in the eyes, but also psychological and other body parts, such as cervical spondylosis.Chen Guoxiao explained in detail the symptoms, treatment principles, applicable prescriptions and medicines of various eye discomfort, and the dosage of traditional Chinese medicine corresponding to different people's performance.

Chen Guoxiao suggested that the preservative free products should be the first choice when using all kinds of eye drops of Western medicine to prevent video screen syndrome, and the combination of work and rest, diet adjustment can achieve the eye protection effect of the combination of traditional Chinese and Western medicine.There are many common Chinese herbal medicine can be used as a daily eye care small help.For example, chrysanthemum has the effect of reducing fire and improving eyesight, so people who face the screen for a long time can drink chrysanthemum tea to reduce summer heat and improve eyesight.Cassia seed, also known as "return pupil", can make tea, porridge and even make pillows. It has the effect of clearing heat and eyesight.Lycium barbarum is rich in vitamins, calcium, iron, carotene and so on, which are considered to be essential nutrients for eye health.Wolfberry, chrysanthemum and cassia seed are easy to obtain and widely used in traditional Chinese medicine.

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