Over a number a years it is natural that a person’s vision may become better or worse. For example a person who wore glasses might not be have to have such a strong prescription 3 years from that. On the other hand people who didn’t wear glasses might have to invest in reading glasses or a pair of glasses as they get older. These are normal type of vision changes in a person. Vision changes are very natural and normal to the human body, however, there are some cases when vision changes can signify something a bit more serious such as vision loss or blindness.
Unless you are born with total blindness or legally blind, there are several signs and symptoms that occur in a person over time that signify that they might be suffering from blindness or becoming legally blind.
Here are some of those symptoms that might be present.
Trouble adjusting from light to dark and vice verse.
Trouble with light sensitivity that causes extreme squinting, blinking and tearing of the eyes.
Dark spots in the center of vision.
Double vision or seeing ghost objects of items that are in front of you.
Total loss of vision in one or both eyes for a prolonged period of time.
Halos of light or multi-rainbow colors in the visionary senses.
Gradual loss of peripheral vision or not being able to see things that are on the sides of the vision.
If you or a loved one experiences any of the above symptoms it is a good idea to seek medical attention right away. Some vision problems can be corrected if they are caught in enough time. So at the first sign of any of the signs or symptoms you should seek health care advice and make sure that there is nothing wrong or you have anything to worry about.