Presbyopia is age-related farsightedness or the gradual loss of the ability to focus on close objects. This common condition typically starts in the 40s, and it can be corrected with eyeglasses, contact lenses or surgery.
One of the most common side effects of getting older is the loss of near perfect vision. All of a sudden you find yourself having to squint to see certain things, causing stress, eye strain and an overall feeling of annoyance. This decline in close-up vision is caused by a condition known as presbyopia, which can have a direct impact on your daily life. Without adequate vision correction, you can find yourself struggling to read, including important text on medicine bottles or on receipts.
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