Our eyes play an important role in maintaining an independent lifestyle and reducing the risk of falling. They help us avoid obstacles and hazards. That’s why it’s vital we make the most of our eyesight.
Many changes in vision will begin around the age of 40. These changes are gradual and may go unnoticed.
- Make the Most of Your Eyesight factsheet
- Watch this clip from our Falls Are Preventable DVD on how to make sure poor vision doesn’t trip you up
These organisations can provide more information on your vision.
- The Macular Degeneration Foundation – advice and resources about macular degeneration
- Help Line – 1800 111 709
- Vision Australia – services, resources, training and products