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As you get older, you may notice it is harder to see, hear, move, taste, and smell.  You may need more help as you grow older.

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Aging and Your Eyes

Aging and Your Eyes
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As you get older, you may notice changes in your vision.

For instance, it may become harder for you to:

  • See clearly
  • See small print
  • Focus on close objects

Two diseases that can affect your eyesight as you get older are glaucoma and cataracts.

Glaucoma can be treated with medicine.

Some symptoms of glaucoma are:

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