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Reading glass for the pocket

I don't need glasses all the time, but as I'm getting older I do find it harder read fine print. I like to carry reading glasses so that I don't get stuck when I'm out and about, but I don't want to always carry a bulky glasses case. I like to try and find reading glasses that are compact and can easily be carried in the pocket and are pretty hardy so they don't get too scratched up. This blog is all about affordable options for pocket reading glasses to keep you able to read all those tiny fonts and prints.

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Reading glass for the pocket

2017

Clear Vision: What Else Your Eye Test Can Tell You

Whether you wear glasses or not, it's recommended that you go to have your eyes tested once every two years - or annually, if you're older than 60 or have an existing eye condition.  You may feel it's an inconvenience, especially if your prescription hasn't changed in a long time.  After all, everybody has a very busy schedule these days, and there are plenty of things to do that seem more important than reading a row of letters.

Reduce The Risk of Falling in Your Senior Years By Treating These 2 Causes

As you approach your later years, falls are one of the biggest risks you need to look out for. Government research found that over a period of just 1 to 2 years, almost 100,000 Australians over the age of 65 were hospitalised following a fall. Falling can cause serious injuries, and it can be fatal. Accidental falling was responsible for the deaths of almost 1,500 Australians over 70 years of age in 2010.