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Pupil Size and Color Distinction: Eyesight Changes With Age

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Decreased color vision – Some people find that colors start to look washed out as they get older. Cells lining the retina on the inside of the eye are responsible for color vision; some may lose their abilities to translate colors clearly.

Peripheral vision – As we age we lose between one and three degrees of vision, off the edges of our sight, for every 10 years we live. Peripheral vision allows us to catch movement out of the corner of our eyes, which can be a key factor in playing sports or driving safely.

If you have any questions about changes in your vision, schedule a time to talk to your eye care professional.

Sources:
All About Vision
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