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No matter if you have been fortunate enough to have good eyesight your entire life or if you started wearing eyeglasses at 6 years old, as you age, your eyesight tends to get worse. This is just part of the natural process that your body goes through as you get older.
Keeping your eyes healthy as they age is an important step in making sure that your body is getting the care and support it needs as you get older. Senior Housing Net knows how important is it to take care of again eyes, so we have put together this guide about aging eyes and how to take care of them.
One of the best ways to proactively protect your eyesight is to have eye exams regularly. If you are over the age of 60, you should be seeing an optometrist or ophthalmologist for a dilated eye exam every year.
Thankfully, many eye problems are easily treatable, but it is important to get each and every eye problem checked by your eye care doctor because those problems can sometimes indicate a more serious disease or condition. Some of these common problems include:
Keeping your eyes healthy is easy with the right tools and proper care. Here are a few ways that you can help your eyes stay healthy as they age: