Why does the optician need to know how old I am?
Apart from being able to find your records, it's useful to know a person's age as certain eye conditions are more common in certain age groups.
Research shows that presbyopia can be expected at a particular age, and a cataract in a 75 year old might be considered normal, whereas the same condition in a 50 year old would not.
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