Over 4.2 million American adults aged 40 and older are blind or have low vision. The most common causes of blindness among us are usually associated with aging. So, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, or cataracts are the most common eye disorders as we age.
Regular eye check-ups are essential for preventing, monitoring, or treating any health conditions that affect the eyes. So, please, tell us… when was the last time you’ve checked your eyes? No matter how old you are, you should make sure your eyes are in tip-top shape.
Your ophthalmologist can quickly tell you how many times you should make him/her a visit based on your condition. Until then, if you’ve noticed something unusual with your eyes, you might want to read on. While eye symptoms are usually mild, it doesn’t mean you’re just tired.