Why you may experience difficulties driving at night
Sometimes when we have a need to drive at night, we may notice that the rays of light from incoming vehicle may be disturbing, therefore not availing us the experience of a smooth night drive.
Here are a few reasons why you may be experiencing that.
CATARACT – THIS IS THE CLOUDING OF YOUR CRYSTALLINE LENS IN THE EYE. CATARACT WILL MAKE YOU EXPERIENCE THE FOLLOWING SYMPTOMS IN ADDITION TO DIFFICULTY DRIVING AT NIGHT.
Sensitivity to light and glare
Need for brighter light for reading and other activities
Seeing “halos” around lights
Frequent changes in eyeglass or contact lens prescription
AGE RELATED MACULA DEGENERATION (ARMD) – THIS IS A DEGENERATIVE CONDITION OF THE MACULAR ( INSIDE THE RETINA) RESULTING INTO GRADUAL LOSS OF CENTRAL VISION. AGE RELATED MACULA DEGENERATION (ARMD) MAY CAUSE YOU TO SEE STRAIGHT LINES AS WAVY OR SEEING DARK SPOTS AT YOUR CENTRAL VISION.
Other factors includes:
A DIRTY WINDSHIELD AND HEADLAMPS CAN ALSO POTENTIALLY LEAD TO DIFFICULTY DRIVING AT NIGHT.