Do you need glasses to see up close or far away? Maybe you need them for both reasons. Whether you need glasses or not, you should have your eyes checked every one to two years.
People at high risk for eye diseases should be examined more often. For example, adults with diabetes should have yearly exams. People with a family history of eye disease and those with a history of eye injury should also get checked often.
Here are some signs you might need glasses:
If you need glasses, this is what you should do: