(HealthDay News) -- If you have trouble completing everyday
tasks because you can't see well enough -- even while wearing
prescription glasses -- you may have what the National Eye
Institute calls "low vision."
The institute says while some vision loss is natural as we grow
older, low vision is
not a normal symptom of aging.
Here are warning signs of low vision:
Having trouble recognizing friends' and relatives' faces.
Having problems performing tasks that require you to see things
up close, including sewing, reading or cooking.
Having difficulty matching clothing or distinguishing
Having trouble around the house because the lights don't seem
as bright as they once were.
Having difficulty reading road and street signs or store-front
If you are experiencing any of the above symptoms, make an
appointment with your doctor.
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