glasses and had 20/20 vision, even after hitting your older years, this would be a rare occurrence. Almost everyone eventually finds their eyes struggle to focus and they end up needing a pair of reading glasses or bifocals. Unfortunately, the deterioration of eyesight is a common issue that typically begins for patients around the age of 40 and continues to worsen until about the age of 65. Just like the rest of the human body, eyes do not stay physically strong forever. This makes the ability to focus on something in the distance and then transition focus to something up close up very challenging.
glaucoma progresses and the damage to optic nerve increases, sporadic blind spots will begin to arise in the field of vision. When the progressive disease takes over the entire nerve, blindness can be the end result. There is no cure for glaucoma yet but there are treatments and medication prescribed by ophthalmologists that dull the side effects and symptoms. Symptoms can vary but may include: