(nearsightedness) Hyperopia (Far Sightedness) or Astigmatism (Distorted Vision), all of which are the most common causes of children needing spectacles. A workup by a developmental, or functional vision Optometric Physician may be able to determine if the need for spectacles is ingrained, genetic or environmental. A thorough work up may determine that it is possible to back the child out of glasses or minimize the progression. DOC BISON
Watch for accompanying swelling of hands feet and ankles or shortness of breath.. If these appear also check with your General Practice Physician.
Do you have Diabetes, or any other blood sugar disorder, High Blood pressure, Elevated cholesterol, thyroid disease,cancer or neurodegenerative disease? If the answer is no GREAT. Lets take the next step and review your refraction or measurement of the focusing capability of the eye far and near.. Does the refraction relatively stronger or weaker than last year? Has your job changed? Are you spending ore time on a digital device for work or recreation? Are there additional or fewer stresses on your vision now? Are you approaching your 40s? Does the problem show up reading or driving? Is glare worse at night? So the answers range from body and health issues, work and recreation tasks, developing cataracts or the normal processes of adding that extra year.