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Can Menopause Affect Eyesight?

Team Elda
October 19, 2023

Weak eyesight is a common symptom experienced by women during Menopause. The decrease in estrogen levels can lead to dry eye syndrome, which occurs when the eyes do not produce enough tears to keep the eyes moist. This can cause a range of symptoms including blurred vision, eye irritation, and sensitivity to light.

Menopause can also increase the risk of developing age-related eye diseases such as cataracts and macular degeneration. These conditions can cause vision loss and require medical treatment.

You should maintain regular eye exams during menopause to monitor your eye health and detect any changes or issues early. A healthy diet and lifestyle, including regular exercise and proper hydration, can also help maintain eye health during menopause.