India is home to the world's largest blind population and nearly half of it was preventable


India's air pollution is one of the highest in the world and acts as a catalyst for infections and illnesses that affect the eyes which is why proper eye care is required to protect them from a variety of illnesses. Also, as we get older, our eyes get more susceptible to various diseases. Getting an eye check-up on regular basis is essential for good eye care. Also, certain bad habits like smoking must be avoided as it decreases your body’s ability to provide adequate oxygen and nutrition to tissues, including the tissues in the eye causing cause irreversible eye damage, which can be a major cause of blindness over time.