Presbyopia is farsightedness caused by a loss of elasticity of the crystalline lens of the eye. It is a normal vision impairment that comes with age, and is the reason many people require reading glasses as they get older. Presbyopia usually occurs in the early or mid-forties.
Symptoms of Presbyopia
As presbyopia develops, you will find that you need to hold reading materilas at arm’s length to be able to see it clearly. Performing tasks that require near vision, such as handwriting or sewing, may cause headaches, eyestrain, or fatigue.
Treatment for Presbyopia
Prescription lenses, including reading glasses, bifocals, or single or multi-focal contact lenses can correct vision impairment caused by presbyopia. There are also surgical options available to treat the condition
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