One of the most treasured gift that any individual is born with is one’s eyesight. Without it, the world doesn’t seems to be what it is, as a matter of fact nothing does. Without your vision, you will never be able to know that how the person opposite to you looks like or what is the color of the sky during the twilight period of the day. And the list goes on and on. Basically speaking, if you lose your eye sight, you have to bid goodbye to more or less all the aesthetic pleasure of your life.
So, keeping this things in mind, it is important that you always take good care of your eyes and that you take immediate measures against any problem with your eyesight. When talking about eyesight, one of the most commonly occurring problems is that of myopia, hypermetropia and presbyopia. And the solution to this lies in using spectacles. But how would you know that when to get a spectacle? Of course you have to consult a specialist doctor for that. But according to Dr. Calvin Grant, ophthalmologist, it never hurts to have some knowledge on the matter.
When any of these signs appear, then consider seeing a specialist eye doctor and getting glasses:
- When your eye sight is going through some problems, then one of the most common symptom is that of reduced visual acuity. This means that you will have a hard time with adjusting light and also you may see halos around the lights. In case you notice shadows on television screens and books or also even if you turn on more lights than what is normally needed, then your eye doctor has to know about this. Another problem which you might face is when you are driving at night.
- At the very initial stage of your problem with eye sight, you will encounter blurred vision. This is the most prominent and the easiest symptom to come across. Blurred vision can be of two types, namely nearsightedness and farsightedness. Though the solution for both are different in aspect of the type of glasses but glasses is a constant factor in the whole scenario. You may experience blurred vision in different forms, while reading a book from a close distance, while driving a car in a highway and while doing work in your laptop. But for each and every of the case, you have to see your eye specialist and then get your vision tested, so as to what kind of glasses will you exactly need.
- Another symptom which you will come across is headache. According to Dr. Calvin Grant, headache is the most common and obvious sign that you are having an eye sight problem. Basically this headache is caused when your eyes hurt. You will more so experience this while engaging yourself in activities like reading a book, sewing and even when you are buttoning a cloth! Headaches can be confined to a certain area and then again it can spread. Therefore in case, you are having severe headaches then its time for you to contact your eye specialist.
Now that you are fully aware of the symptoms, you can act at once to treat your vision impairments when you notice any of the above signs.