Detect Vision Loss in Family Members with These Tips

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Sep 12, 2022

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Nearly 3.5 million Americans over 40 have vision loss, most commonly from age-related conditions. Most people with age-related vision loss will not become completely blind.

In addition to regular vision exams, here are some signs of possible decreased vision.

Reading small print becomes a struggle. Your loved one has to sit closer to the TV to read the screen, or their glasses are no longer enough to read the newspaper.

Color contrast becomes necessary. A dish sitting on the counter blends in with the countertop.

Transitioning between bright and dark environments presents challenges. Seniors may need more light to navigate or read. However, some eye conditions make it very difficult to navigate environments such as darker restaurants. 

Seeing things. Sudden loss of vision – such as what sometimes occurs with macular degeneration – can sometimes cause visual hallucinations.

Editor’s Note: This article was submitted by Outlook Enrichment. Outlook Enrichment can answer your questions about vision loss. Call 531-365-5051 to learn more.


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