School’s out, the weather’s hot, and you’re ready to hit the pool. As you race out the door, you run back for your sunscreen but what else did you forget? Studies show that exposure to bright sunlight not only increases the risk of skin cancer but may also increase the risk of developing cataracts, macular degeneration, and cancerous growths on the eye.
According to Prevent Blindness America, cataracts are the most common cause of vision loss for individuals over the age of 40. In fact, everyone shows signs of developing cataracts by the time they reach 50. However, they do not always cause problems severe enough to warrant removal No matter your age, there are steps you can take to help delay the onset of cataracts. Don't wait until your vision becomes affected to start thinking about cataracts— here are some vision tips you can tackle today:
Clear away all of your concerns about cataracts and foggy vision with this bit of need-to-know information that’s surely a sight for sore eyes: What are cataracts?