Most people age 20 – 40 experience their best vision and eye health. Eye injuries are the most common cause of eye problems in this age group. Stress from work and growing families can often create vision problems as well. It is important for young adults to remember to take steps to protect their eyes from the sun as well as protecting their eyes at work and in sports. How you care for your eyes during this stage of life can greatly affect the outcome of your eye health later in your life!
What are some steps I can take to protect my vision during this time even if I feel healthy?
- Eat healthy!
- Exercise regularly
- Avoid smoking
- Protect your eyes from the sun and at work
- Periodically come in for a comprehensive eye health examination