Changing vision
40 and beyond

It's only natural for our eyes to change with time.
People generally experience the greatest
changes to their vision during
their 40s and 50s.


As you reach your 40s you may notice your vision changing as the retina becomes less light sensitive.

Discover more about eye conditions and diseases that may impact you in your 40s and 50s below.


If you're over 40, you may notice increased glare from the sun reflecting off the windshield when driving, or from headlights at night.

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Dry Eyes

Tear ducts may deteriorate with age and lose moisture. This may lead to dry and uncomfortable eyes, which may be red and irritated. Eye drops can help.

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Aged-related distant vision can mean that vision may be blurred over certain distances, and especially when looking at objects nearby.

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Often a hereditary condition, glaucoma can be symptomless. Damage occurs due to a build-up of pressure when fluid cannot drain from the eye properly. 

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Cloudy patches develop on the lens of the eye, affecting your vision. Prescription glasses and brighter reading lights may be useful as a short-term measure.

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Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

A gradual loss of central vision due to the deterioration of the macula (part of the retina). There is treatment available to slow its progression.

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