As we grow older, more and more emphasis is placed on our eyes in helping us to remain active, independent and productive.
Preventative eye care, including regular vision examinations, may enable you to improve or maintain your ability to see well and en joy life.
WHAT ARE SOME OF THE COMMON VISION PROBLEMS BROUGHT ON BY AGING?
Some common problems include the need for assistance (eyeglasses) for close tasks and reading and an increased sensitivity to glare (such as oncoming headlights). Also eye focusing problems are much more prevalent as we grow older. Presbyopia a decline in the eye’s focusing ability, is a common. condition associated with aging and causes nearly all of us to need bifocals or reading glasses by the age of 40 or 50. In fact, it is estimated that 94% of persons aged 65 and older require corrective lenses or other vision aids.