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Vision Insurance

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The Vital Importance of Vision Care in Our Later Years

Protecting your eyes and vision is essential to quality of life, especially as we age. Vision care is not just about seeing clearly, but also about protecting our overall health and independence in our senior years.

Why Focus on Vision Care as We Age?
  1. Changing Vision Needs: As we age, our eyes naturally change. You may find yourself needing more light to read or having difficulty adjusting to glare. Regular eye exams can help adjust your prescription and recommend suitable eyewear.
  2. Early Detection of Eye Diseases: Many age-related eye diseases, such as glaucoma, cataracts, and macular degeneration, can be managed effectively if caught early. Regular eye exams are crucial for early detection.
  3. Overall Health Monitoring: Eye doctors can detect signs of systemic health issues like diabetes, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol, during a routine eye exam. The eyes are windows to your overall health.
  4. Maintaining Independence: Good vision is essential for maintaining independence in older age. It plays a key role in safety and quality of life, allowing seniors to continue driving, reading, and engaging in hobbies.
  5. Enhancing Mental Health: Vision impairment can lead to social isolation, depression, and a decrease in cognitive function. By maintaining good vision, seniors can stay engaged and active.
Common Vision Issues in Older Adults
  • Presbyopia: Difficulty focusing on close objects, often requiring reading glasses.
  • Cataracts: Clouding of the eye’s lens, which can blur vision.
  • Glaucoma: Increased pressure in the eye, which can lead to vision loss.
  • Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD): Deterioration of the macula, affecting central vision.
  • Diabetic Retinopathy: Damage to the blood vessels in the retina, common in people with diabetes.
Our Vision Insurance Benefits
  • Comprehensive Coverage: Our vision insurance plans for seniors cover regular eye exams, prescription glasses, and contact lenses.
  • Plans Tailored for Seniors: We offer plans specifically designed to cater to the unique vision needs of older adults.
  • Network of Qualified Optometrists and Ophthalmologists: Access to a wide network of eye care professionals who specialize in geriatric eye care.
  • Affordable Options: We offer a range of plans to fit different budgets, ensuring that vision care remains accessible and affordable.
Tips for Maintaining Good Vision Health in Older Age
  • Regular Eye Exams: At least once a year, or as recommended by your eye doctor.
  • Protect Your Eyes: Wear sunglasses with UV protection and use adequate lighting.
  • Healthy Lifestyle: Maintain a healthy diet rich in vitamins and minerals, and exercise regularly.
  • Monitor Changes: Be aware of changes in your vision and consult your eye doctor if you notice any.
Let’s Focus on Your Vision Health Together

Your vision is precious, and we’re here to help you protect it. Contact Benefits Your Way to find out more about our vision insurance options for seniors. Our team is committed to ensuring you have access to the best possible eye care as you age.

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Friendly, licensed professionals are available to answer all of your questions at no cost to you. Call regarding Medicare, call (989) 342-2682. Or call (989) 277-3777 for other information. or complete the form below and we’d be happy to reach out to you.

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