The best way to stay informed about your eyes, eye sight and eye health is to have routine vision exams. When you have good eye sight results, eye health with no ill health indicated and results to compare for the future, then you have confidence about engaging in your work, sports and hobbies.
Routine vision exams
every 2-5 years are recommended where no problems have been found at an exam. This is altered based on family and personal health history
Children and vision development differences can cause delays in reading and writing. Attention is hard to sustain when the eyes are not directing unconsciously to the desired location.
Over the last 5 years screens and visual fatigue have significantly challenged prescribing glasses that are effective. There are good solutions in glasses and these must be teamed with people specifically attending to changes in habits or choices with screen use.