Do I Need Glasses?
Many people suffer
with vision problems, yet continue to go about their lives unaware that they
could benefit from vision correction. You may not recognise the common signs or
continue to put off an eye exam until the problem gets worse. The truth is, as
soon as you notice your eye sight changing, it’s time to have an eye exam.
10 signs you might need glassesThe only definitive
way to determine if you need glasses is to see an eye care professional.
However, here are signs you may need to schedule an eye exam:
- Blurred close-up vision or presbyopia
(the need for reading glasses as we age)
- Poor distance vision, or nearsightedness
- Difficulty seeing objects both close up
and at a distance (astigmatism)
- Difficulty seeing at night
- Increased difficulty adjusting from dark
to light surroundings
- Difficulty in reading or working at a
- Eyestrain or eye fatigue
- Frequent headaches
- Double vision
- Seeing halos around light
Common Refractive Vision ProblemsThe most common
vision problems are nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism and
presbyopia. Most people have one of these four conditions, affecting children
and adults. Read on to determine the most common signs and symptoms associated
with these vision problems.
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Sourced from Visionworks
20 Apr 2016