Seniors and falls
Falls are the leading cause of injuries for seniors. In addition to threatening their health and independence, falls also generate significant costs.
Seniors and eye health
A visit to your eye care professional may reveal some early signs of various forms of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease.
Life saving eye exam
Regular eye exams are not only important for our vision but also vital for disease prevention and the detection of serious medical conditions.
Older man receiving eye exam
Most adults start developing vision issues between their mid-40s and early 50s, particularly when reading and working on computers. Poor vision at close distances is one of the most common vision challenges between the ages of 40 and 60. However, this is a normal change with the eye’s ability to focus and may progress with time.
Grandparents holding grandchildren
Let's explore 5 vision-impacting conditions to be on the look out for as you age.
Glasses on top of old book
As humans evolved, so too did our understanding of the importance of the eye and proper eye care. Below is a list of some of the more interesting and impactful advances made throughout vision history.
Close up of eye
Depression, though it can be experienced by people of all ages, is becoming more prevalent in older adults and vision might have something to do with that.
Older woman holding hands with another
One in six Americans over age 70 has a visual impairment. The first and foremost weapon of defense against all of these threats is an eye exam.