Many people seem to have 20/20 vision during the day, which is of course ideal. However, for some, when the sun goes down their grip tightens a bit on the steering wheel, or they avoid driving at all after dusk.
There is actually a medical term for poor sight at night – it’s called nyctalopia (night blindness), and it’s usually an underlying sign of another eye problem, according to Cleveland Clinic. There can be a number of ways to address this issue, from switching up medications to adding more vitamins into your diet. Take a look at these seven tips…
1. Try an Eye Massage
You’ve probably thought about getting a back massage, but what about an eye massage? Luckily, this is something you can do yourself, and it can increase your ability to see in the dark, according to BelMarraHealth.com.
The source suggests closing your eyes tightly and applying a bit of pressure on both eyes with the fleshy part of your palms. “After about five or 10 seconds, instead of seeing black, your vision will turn white momentarily,” explains the site. Wait for the white to go away before opening your eyes, and presto! Apparently you’ll be able to see “significantly” better under the moon.