3 Essentials for Managing Aging Vision In Lebanon, MO
Getting older doesn’t need to mean changing the way you do the things you love.
At Vision Source Family Eyecare, our mission is to provide the best in personalized eye care at every stage of life, especially as age-related risks become involved. Here are 3 important ways to manage aging vision:
Know The Risks
Approximately 10 percent of people age 40 and over are living with a significant age-related eye condition. Early detection is crucial to managing diseases like glaucoma, macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy. Take these essential steps to stay ahead of dangers to your vision:
- Have an annual dilated eye exam.
- Research your family medical history—many vision diseases are hereditary.
- Don’t ignore warning signs like blurred vision, eye pain, vision loss, or acute sensitivity to light.
Know What Tools Can Help
Along with medication and surgery, there are handheld magnifiers, specialized eyewear, and text-to-speech programs, just to name a few. We can help you find tools and techniques that you probably never thought of.
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Know Your Community Resources
Don’t overlook all the great ways the Lebanon community provides for our seniors. For those living with eye conditions, these resources can be keys to increased independence and quality of life.
Living Fully with Aging Vision
With proactive care and disease management, low vision doesn’t have to limit your life! We pride ourselves on being a lifelong vision health partner for people in Lebanon. Talk to us about building a personalized vision care plan. We’ll be there every step of the way.