Reading an eye chart mounted or projected on a wall is a standard part of every visit to the optometrist today, but it wasn't always that way. Centuries ago, practitioners struggled to measure vis ...View Article
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Vision Over 40
Our Optometrist at Vision Professionals of Leawood understands better than anyone just how much your eyesight can change as you age. When you get a little older you may start to notice that getting out of bed is a bit harder in the morning, you become winded more often and your vision is slowly declining.
For our patients over 40, preventative vision care and disease management is a real concern. Luckily, with the help of our experienced and knowledgeable eye doctor in Leawood, we can work to preserve your eyesight and manage common eye diseases as you age.
There are some age-related eye health changes that are completely normal, like presbyopia, which do not indicate any developing eye disease. Cataracts are also common as patients age but are easily corrected with cataract surgery.
However, there are certain age-related eye health conditions that can be much more serious and end up having a negative effect on your quality of life. Some of the most common eye conditions that you may experience as you age include:
As you grow older it is more important than ever before to pay attention to your body and look out for any changes to your vision. With regular, comprehensive eye exams, our skilled and friendly optometrist in Leawood can help to manage common eye conditions.
Whether you notice that you’re straining your eyes more often or you simply want to rule out more serious eye conditions like diabetic retinopathy, can help to identify any issues. Call 913-239-9446 or visit us online today to schedule an appointment.