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Vision Over 60
No matter how good you may look or how healthy you may feel, the simple reality is that there's no turning back the hands of time. As you age, so you do your eyes -- and the advancing years can bring new risks and concerns regarding your vision, especially after the age of 60. Here at Kopolow & Girisgen Doctors of Optometry, we want to make sure you understand these risks so your optometrist in Las Vegas can help you defend your eyesight against them.
It's normal for the human eye to change in structure and function over the years, although some of these changes are more obvious than others. When you hit 40, for instance, you may have developed presbyopia as changes in the intraocular lens made near focus more of a challenge. Additional changes continue to accumulate over time, including changes in many individual's systemic health -- and these changes can take the form of eye diseases and disorders such as:
These age-related eye diseases can sneak up on you -- so don't let them. Contact us at any of our offices to schedule a senior eye exam with your Las Vegas eye doctor! Call 702-341-7254 for our LensCrafter locations and 702-452-2020 For our PearleVision locations.