Presbyopia is the medical term for the gradual loss of your eye’s ability to focus on nearby objects, and this condition often becomes noticeable in the mid-40s and becomes even more pronounced until about the age of 65.
Diabetic retinopathy is a diabetic complication that affects the eyes. This condition causes damage to the light-sensitive tissue at the back of the eye’s blood vessels. It is a progressive disease. In the early stages, the patient may not notice any visual symptoms.
Even if you feel that you have perfect vision, you could have underlying eye conditions such as glaucoma, myopia, diabetic retinopathy, and other health issues that could be easily detected by your ophthalmologist at an annual eye examination
Many will probably agree that sight is our most important sense out of the five senses. After all, 80% of all our impressions are perceived by sight and if we don’t possess this critical sense, we cannot look at things from a distance, which plays a big part in our everyday lives.