If you’re like most people in their 20s and 30s, you enjoy excellent vision. You might even be emmetropic – that is, your vision is naturally 20/20, and hasn’t changed since you were a child. Or perhaps your 20/20 vision comes with the help of glasses or contact lenses. Regardless, if you’re doing the right things to help maintain good health, your eyesight can stay at the same level for a decade or more.
The single best way to protect your vision is through regular professional Eye Examinations. You may be at special risk for eye problems if there is a family history of eye disease, diabetes, high blood pressure or poor vision. In between examinations, if you notice a change in your vision – or you think your eye may be injured in any way – contact your eye care professional as soon as possible.
Getting enough rest, eating foods rich in antioxidants, taking special care in applying cosmetics and hair spray, and – most of all – washing your hands often to help keep your eyes free of germs and bacteria that cause infections are some healthy habits that are important to maintain proper eye health.
At this age, you’ve got a lot on your plate. But you also have more Vision Correction options than before to address farsightedness (hyperopia), nearsightedness (myopia) or astigmatism. Which means it’s also a good time to learn more about how your eyes work, to understand why you have good vision today – and what changes you may begin to see as you reach your mid- to late 30s.
Sports Vision is "full scope" primary eye care that can help you optimize key visual skills. Practice good Eye Safety to ensure continued success. Talk to your eye doctor to discover which visual skills are especially critical for your sport.