Our eyes play an important role in maintaining an independent lifestyle and reducing the risk of falling, they help us avoid obstacles and hazards. Many changes in eyesight begin around the age of 40, these changes are gradual and may go unnoticed.
Watch this video on how to make sure poor vision doesn’t trip you up
These organisations can provide more information on making the most of your eyesight.
- The Macular Degeneration Foundation for advice and resources about macular degeneration
Help Line 1800 111 709 or visit
- Vision Australia provides services, resources, training and products
General enquiries 1300 847 466 or visit