Eye Health at Every Age

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Healthy eyes are important at every age. It’s also important to be aware of age-related eye conditions that you could be at risk for, as vision conditions can develop throughout life. Below are terms that might help with better understanding some of these issues and provide you with information to discuss with your doctor during your next eye exam.

age-related eye conditions

Seniors (60+ years):

Middle-Aged Adults (41-60 years):

  • Presbyopia (difficulty focusing)
  • Need for more light
  • Difficulty reading and seeing close up
  • Problems with glare
  • Changes in color perception
  • Reduced tear production

Young Adults (19-40 years):

Infant/Toddler/Child (0-18 years):

  • Amblyopia (poor vision in an eye that has not developed normal sight)
  • Color blindness
  • Conjunctivitis (pink eye)
  • Strabismus (misalignment of the eyes)
  • Uveitis (eye inflammation)

Everyone can benefit from a healthy lifestyle and getting an annual eye exam no matter your age. Schedule an appointment with your VSP Network Eye Doctor. If you don’t yet have one, use our Find a Doctor tool.

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