As you age, you should prepare for vision change that may include cataracts.
It is important that you visit your doctor for regular eye exams to become
familiar with the health of your eye and be able to recognize any potentially
serious vision problems. Maintaining regular eye exams can significantly improve
your chances of good eye health even as you age.
As you enter your 60s, you will find that some age related changes to
your vision are normal. Changes in structure include: reduced pupil
size, dry eyes, loss of peripheral vision, decreased colour vision and
vitreous detachment. Cataracts are associated with aging, and while are
common among seniors, are easily corrected with surgery. Some changes
are serious and can result in the deterioration of vision quality.
Some of the most serious changes are glaucoma and diabetic
During your exam make sure to discuss any concerns you may have. Also,
be sure to mention any history of eye disorders in your family. Ensure
the health of your eyes and feel free to contact our office to schedule
an eye exam with one of our doctors today. We will gladly answer any of
your questions and provide you with the best treatment options available
to you. If you live in or around Boston do not hesitate to contact our office, if you have any sudden
vision loss. We also handle vision emergencies.
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