Ageing & the Eyes
You probably noticed that the CAO recommends more frequent eye exams for adults over a certain age. This frequency is because our eyes may begin to deteriorate around the early to mid-40s, becoming more susceptible to age-related eye conditions and diseases that affect vision. These changes affect your:
Ability to adjust to changes in light:
It can take 2 to 3 times longer for your eyes to adapt to changing light conditions than it did when you were younger.