You can expect changes in your bodily processes and functions as you age. Your eyesight, in particular, is most vulnerable. A common problem is the inability to see things clearly even when you’re wearing corrective eyewear, a condition known as low vision.
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The smooth, dome-shaped, clear structure covering the front part of your eyes is the cornea. It serves as your eyes’ first line of defense against foreign materials. It also plays a key role in receiving and focusing light on your retina.
Engaging in regular exercise is good for your health. Playing sports, in particular, not only improves your body strength, but your various visual functions as well. This is why observing eye safety measures is essential before participating in any physical activity. Failing to do so may lead to sight-threatening accidents.
Nearsightedness, also referred to as myopia, is a refractive error that usually develops during your younger years. Having an eye that’s too long or a cornea that’s too curved are major risk factors. These structural infirmities may compromise the light-bending process in your eyes, preventing you from seeing distant figures clearly.