Monthly Archives: September 2015

Adult Vision: 41 to 60 Years of Age

“As we age our eyes and vision change. If you are noticing that you need more light when reading, are having a hard time reading small print or any other symptoms now is the time to schedule an eye examination. Contact Rohr Eye & Laser Center today to schedule your appointment.”

Article Courtesy of: American Optometric Association 

If you are over 40 years of age, you’ve probably noticed changes in your vision. Difficulty seeing clearly for reading and close work is among the most common problems adults develop between ages 41 to 60. However, this is also the time when other changes in your eyes can start to affect your work and enjoyment of life.

Beginning in the early to mid-forties, most adults may start to experience problems with their ability to see clearly at close distances, especially for reading and computer tasks. This normal aging change in the eye’s focusing ability, called presbyopia, will continue to progress over time. Continue reading Adult Vision: 41 to 60 Years of Age

Are Annual Eye Exams Really Necessary?

“Many people feel that they don’t need to have an annual eye check. This informative article from VSP highlights the importance of regular check ups. If it is time for you to schedule your annual eye exam contact  Rohr Eye & Laser Center today” 

Article Courtesy of: VSP

Most of us get our car serviced annually to make sure it runs smoothly. We also visit a dentist regularly to get our teeth cleaned. But how many of us get our eyes checked each year?

Many people wait until they notice a change in their vision to see a doctor. But eye problems are often silent – meaning they have no symptoms, and this can be dangerous to the person who is waiting to see a change.

A recent study found that one in four adults hadn’t had an eye exam in the past two years, and the same proportion was unaware that an eye exam could prevent them from losing their sight. Even if you’ve had laser vision surgery or have naturally good vision, you still need an annual eye exam. Continue reading Are Annual Eye Exams Really Necessary?