Dr. Specs Optical has an Optometrist on site in both Kelowna and Penticton to perform complete eye exams.
People tend to accept poor vision as part of getting older. But no matter what your age, you have a right to healthy sight! Some symptoms to watch for are difficulty seeing, headaches, eyestrain, fatigue, watery/uncomfortable eyes, and excessive blinking. These may be signs that you need an eye exam.
Whether you’ve worn glasses since childhood or never required vision correction, as you get older you become more at risk for vision problems, such as glaucoma, cataracts, age-related macular degeneration, and other potentially sight-threatening diseases.
An age-related eye problem that everyone will encounter is presbyopia. This is caused by age-related changes in the eye which make it harder to focus on close objects. While it doesn’t lead to blindness, presbyopia can make seeing objects close up – like a newspaper, menu, or computer screen – challenging. The main age-range for developing presbyopia is 45-49.
Even if your aren’t experiencing trouble with your vision, an eye exam can uncover problems before symptoms occur and can even help with early detection of other serious health problems – including diabetes or high blood pressure. Call for your appointment today.