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Vision Over 40

Your eyes are not immune to the effects of ageing. Are you seeing the changes?

Helpful information for ageing eyesight

In your 40s you may find you start to have difficulty focusing on close-up objects. It’s a common condition called presbyopia. Blurry vision makes reading an arm extension exercise—the text becomes clear only after it’s moved further away from the eyes. Reading glasses or multifocal contact lenses are the most common vision correction options.

More serious conditions such as glaucoma and cataracts can also occur with age. It’s important to not forget about the eyes in your health care regimen. In addition to regular visits with an eye care professional, we encourage you to be aware of changes to your eyesight and what you can do about them. To help you in those efforts, see the informative articles below.