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Vision checks critical to preventing falls among older Australians

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Visual impairment could double the risk of falls in older Australians[i], a leading cause for hospital admissions among the older population[ii]. However  fall-related injuries can be avoided through early detection of eye disease and undertaking regular eye examinations.

According to a UK study, 75 per cent of older people who suffer a fall as a result of poor vision had a visual impairment that was easily correctable[iii].

Regular eye examinations provide the best chance of maintaining your well-being and independence longer.

Many older Australians are suffering simply because they do not wear spectacles, or use spectacles with prescriptions that are out of date.
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Staying fit and focused at forty

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Staying fit and focused at forty

Latest studies show that eye disease and visual impairment increase three-fold with each decade of life after 40 years of age[1].

From the age of 40 onwards everyone will experience changes in their near vision.

This condition, known as presbyopia, makes vision difficult at a normal reading distance and is a natural part of the ageing process.
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