Have you noticed that more and more Americans and people from all over the world are wearing glasses. In some cases, just to be fashionable, but for most their glasses are to correct deficiencies in their vision. This is because of the wide variety of trendy eyewear that are now available in all styles, colors and designs. Even nerdy glasses are now cool. As the trend continues, it’s important for everyone to be aware of changes in their vision and make sure to see an eye Doctor when these changes occur. The changes may be small, but small problems can easily become big ones so don’t ignore them.
Here are 10 signs that you need an eye exam and that you just might need glasses.
1. Farsightedness or Hyperopia
If you are unable to see objects that are far away and experience poor distance vision, it may be a symptom of farsightedness.
2. Nearsightedness or Myopia
Is usually indicated by blurry vision, especially when looking at objects that are close up.
3. Double vision
If you are seeing things in double or with shadows that make one object appear to more than once you may be experiencing double vision.
If you experience loss of or blurring of vision when focusing on written documents, when reading or carrying out routine functions on a laptop or computer.
5. Tired Eyes
Some tiredness is expected and normal if your eyes have been working hard. But constant eye fatigue and feeling that your eyes are strained after periods of usage are usually signs that you might need glasses.