As Senior Regional Sales Manager with EyeMed Vision Care, Barbara Berger, MHP works with clients to develop comprehensive vision care plans. With 10 years serving as a licensed dispensing optician and 15 years of employee benefits sales experience, Barbara has the knowledge and expertise to deliver effective vision wellness programs.
Our eye faces various hazards like UV rays of the sun, foreign objects, chemicals and eye strain from prolong watching screens. UV rays harm both the internal and external structures of the eye and short term exposure can cause burns.
Eye exams are a part of regular check-up which helps keep track of glaucoma, cataracts and reduced vision problems. It also reveals warning signs like hypertension, cardiovascular, diabetes, astigmatism, nearsightedness and farsightedness.
Simply speaking, vision changes as people get older as 94% of adults 55 years and older need some vision correction. Our eyes are exposed to the sun often as we age, if unprotected, this could result in eye health issues such as sunburn, cataracts.