Senior Vision

Senior Vision

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Compassionate Care and Expertise You Can Trust

  • Struggle to read the messages on your smartphone?
  • Do images appear less vibrant than they used to?

Growing old is a privilege.

But when it comes to eye health, aging can bring on several ocular conditions and diseases like glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, cataracts and diabetic retinopathy.

Vision impairment decreases one's ability to perform activities of daily living and increases the risk for depression.

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The eye doctors at Hill Country Vision Center - Kerrville can help keep your vision clear and comfortable with regular eye exams, early detection and personalized care.


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Senior Eye Care in Kerrville

Our optometry practice in Kerrville

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Hours
  • Monday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Tuesday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Wednesday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Thursday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Friday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
  • May. 27 Closed
Insurance Plans
  • VSP
  • Medicare
  • United Healthcare
  • Aetna
  • Spectera
  • Medicaid
  • EyeMed
  • Blue Cross

Preserve Your Eyesight With Hill Country Vision Center - Kerrville

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Whether you need reading glasses, bifocals, post-cataract surgery care, or eye disease co-management, we've got you covered! 

At Hill Country Vision Center - Kerrville in Kerrville, we believe that prevention is the best medicine. That’s why annual eye exams are so important for seniors. Detecting eye conditions early on can help prevent or delay vision loss, keeping your vision clearer for longer. Some serious eye conditions don’t present noticeable symptoms until vision loss has occurred. Fortunately, these can be detected in their early stages by your eye care professional during your eye exam. 

If an eye disease is diagnosed, we’ll create a custom treatment plan and monitor your condition closely to ensure the best outcome. 

Contact Hill Country Vision Center - Kerrville today to schedule your eye exam!

Patient Reviews
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- May. 15, 2024
In and out, no fuss. Great customer service, very knowledgeable doctor who assisted in getting a gre... at prescription. Would recommend to any friend or family member!
- May. 12, 2024
Hill Country Vision Center gave me great service, pricing, and expertise. I highly recommend them!
- Apr. 10, 2024
Very nice and professional.
- Mar. 11, 2024
Friendly and helpfull
- Mar. 11, 2024
I was able to make an appointment online, and the appointment itself was quick and thorough. Great s... election of glasses and a knowledgeable staff!
- Feb. 04, 2024
I got contact lenses and glasses and am very happy.
- Jan. 25, 2024
Great Customer Care And The BEST Prices In Town By Far And Away!!!...
- Jan. 11, 2024
Traveling between states, It took me as a walk-in got right to me and the entire personnel was so lo... vely! They couldn't get same day glasses but they gave me some contacts to help me get home 😁😁😁
- Dec. 21, 2023
Already posted on Yelp!!!
- Dec. 13, 2023
I felt very Welcomed by staff and doctor. The doctor was very professional, helpful and genuinely co... ncerned about my vision. Took the time w me and asked questions and gave suggestions. Wasn't a rush appointment. I will recommend this place to my friends and family.
- Dec. 11, 2023
Fast Friendly Service.
- Nov. 23, 2023
Fast Friendly Knowledgeable Professional
- Nov. 20, 2023
Best optical in Kerrville!
- Nov. 15, 2023
Kind staff who really know their stuff. You will be in good hands.
- Oct. 01, 2023
Hill Country Visuon in Kerrville is a great place for your eye care needs.
- Sep. 23, 2023
Friendly, and a great exam that was thorough! I always enjoy visiting Eye Country!
- Sep. 15, 2023
So nice and very helpful!
- Sep. 15, 2023
Great doctor, great staff!
- Sep. 12, 2023
This practice is amazing and will take care of you right! Not only did the Dr do a great job but Ave... ry S went above and beyond with making sure my glasses were perfect! I couldn't have wished for better service and such friendly people! Thank you!
- Sep. 10, 2023
Great place, full of happy helpful people.

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Senior Vision FAQs

Can presbyopia be corrected?

Presbyopia, age-related farsightedness, affects your eyes’ ability to focus on near objects. You may become aware of presbyopia once you begin holding books and newspapers at arm’s length to be able to read them. This condition is a natural part of the aging process and affects virtually all adults in their 40s. Our eye doctors will diagnose and help correct your presbyopia so you can see clearly again. They'll provide you with corrective glasses and/or contact lenses, such as monovision and multifcoals.

What are the most common vision problems in the elderly?

The most common causes of vision loss among the elderly are age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma, cataracts and diabetic retinopathy. 

  • Age-related macular degeneration is characterized by the loss of central vision. 
  • Glaucoma results in visual field loss.
  • Cataracts cause blurred vision and faded colors among the elderly.
  • Diabetic retinopathy is characterized by blurred vision and floaters, among other symptoms. 
  • Other conditions include dry or watery eyes and floaters. 

Because many of these conditions may initially be asymptomatic, it's critical that elderly patients undergo routine eye exams. The earlier these conditions are detected, the better the treatment outcome. 

Can macular degeneration be prevented?

Although there’s no sure-fire method for preventing eye disease, certain lifestyle habits can put the odds in your favor. To help ensure healthy vision for a lifetime, wear high-quality sunglasses whenever outdoors, quit smoking if you do, eat eye-healthy foods, and ask your optometrist about taking AREDS supplements. Most importantly, regular visits with your eye doctor are crucial to keeping your vision sharp throughout your golden years.


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