Is It Time for New Glasses? Here's How to Know
Over 60% of the US population requires some form of vision correction, yet many don't even know they need it. Why? Signs tend to be overlooked or ignored, while most people simply avoid going to the eye doctor for an eye exam. Your eyes deserve proper attention, not just for eye care, but your overall health. How can you tell if you need reading glasses or an updated prescription?
Blurry vision may be an easy sign, but there are subtle indicators that can help your eyesight when detected early on. These are telltale signs that you need new eyeglasses, but does not necessarily mean you have poor vision. It's best to schedule an eye exam to seek expert advice.
Here are the signs that you need new eyeglasses:
Are You Having Frequent Headaches?
Glasses that no longer optimize your eyesight can do more harm in terms of eye deterioration and functionality. Usually it starts with an eye strain or fatigue, such as when reading or using the computer for hours, which then lead to headaches that occur more often.
Do You Find Yourself Squinting?
Holding that book closer than usual? You keep trying to focus on what you're looking at, but still squinting. Unless it's unusually bright, there's no need to squint, especially when your glasses are the right power level. Here’s how to know which power level your reading glasses should be.
Experiencing Vision Problems?
Blurry vision is an obvious symptom, which is commonly caused by nearsightedness or farsightedness. Seeing halos around lights can be linked to various eye conditions, too. Double vision can be brought about by a number of factors ranging from benign to life-threatening situations which can be prevented with an eye exam.
Is It Difficult to See at Night?
New eyeglasses is usually the simple solution when you find it uneasy transitioning from light to dark conditions or have become sensitive to light.
Are Your Glasses Outdated or Out of Fashion?
For eyeglass wearers, it doesn’t have to cost a fortune to revamp your style with fresh eyeglass frames from I Heart Eyewear. Simply take our “No Power” frames to your eye doctor to have them filled with your prescription--for a fraction of the cost of designer eyeglass frames.
To those who've come to find the perfect pair for their face shape, it may be tough to let them go. However, there comes a time when you have to give in and get a new pair. Your vision changes over time, and we're here for you as you embrace that change.
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