Do you tilt your newspaper or book towards the window when trying to read the small print? Are your glasses coming off when you attempt to decipher the numbers on your credit card?
You may be one of millions who are experiencing what it means to have aging eyes, and people are feeling these effects as early as their 40’s. It’s recommended that you have regular vision checks and maintain a healthy lifestyle to stay on top of any problems needing medical treatment.
For many, dealing with the struggles of aging eye can be as simple as making small changes to have a big impact on your quality of life.
Need for more light. As you age, you need more light to see as well as you used to. Brighter lights in your work area or next to your reading chair will help make reading and other close-up tasks easier.
You’ll want to have the best light you can. This means light optimized for less glare and more clarity to ease the strain on your eyes.
As we age, the lens of our eyes starts to lose the transparency and become clouded, so you will want to look for lighting that will compensate for these changes in your eyes,and enhance those spectral colors that we tend to have more difficulty seeing as we age.
Choosing proper lighting is one of the easiest and best changes you can make as you live with the aging process and how it affects your vision. Quality lighting is essential to ease your eye strain and tension headaches, while enabling you to do what you love for longer.
If you are in the market for better light or have questions about how to best meet your lighting needs, please drop us a note and we’ll be happy to help. [email protected]