Caring for your eyes as you get older

Your eyesight can change dramatically as you get older. It is a natural part of the ageing process and eye muscles begin to weaken from around the age of 40. This can normally be well controlled with glasses or contact lenses; however, many people forget to look after their eyes as they get older, and this can have severe effects on their vision.

Our short guide includes the most common eye problems to affect people over 60 and offers some useful tips to help you keep your eyes healthy.