Published On: Mon, Mar 14th, 2016

4 Symptoms show you need reading glasses



With the passage of time, your eyesight may be losing its original strength. The indicators maybe include headaches and this will exacerbate your vision further. The most visible symptom is a blurry vision but there are further surprising clues you might be overlooking.

You snooze off at your computer

The eyes muscles work hard when you focus on close-up or detailed work, for example, when you’re reading or working on your laptop. If there is a requirement of glasses, the muscles work harder to assist you to watch clearly. The reason is that it isn’t a natural position of the site and through this eyes can get excessively tired. Use reading glasses if don’t help then try blinking or keep the computer far from you.

You need brighter light to read

The normal reading lamp cannot be sufficiently bright and then switch on a bright light of the room and a further one. If it is not working then you need reading glasses. Some research studies have showed that the standard 60-year-old requires as a minimum three times the amount of light as a 20-year-old.

You get an arm workout while reading

The reading style of you can also tell about your eyesight problems. If you are near-sighted, when you can’t see far away, you’ll bring a book almost 12 inches or less near your face. If you’re far-sighted, when you can’t see up close, you might require holding the book at arm’s length. Ensure to keep in mind this one rule that if an object held 14 inches from your face is blurry, you require scheduling a meeting with your ophthalmologist.

You’re 40 plus                                   

When you become 40 years old then it is normal to experience the eyesight problem. Presbyopia is a state where the eyes steadily lose their capability to focus on nearby objects while it’s not the similar as farsightedness. Signs usually start to emerge in your early to mid-40s and can carry on worsening until your 60s. Fortunately, this natural aging procedure has an easy answer and that is reading glasses. So don’t be tensed and use your reading glasses similar to a boss, positively they can make you appear more intellectual!

About the Author

Sidra Muntaha

- Sidra Tul Muntaha is a journalist (MA-Mass Communication and M.Phil in Mass Communication) based in Lahore. She is working as an editor at fashion, style and entertainment in the section of the Kooza. She writes fashion and entertainment articles for The Kooza News.