Presbyopia is blurred vision that comes with age when the eye lenses lose their flexibility. Symptoms are blurred vision, the need to hold reading material at arm's length, eye strain, and headaches. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how presbyopia is caused, how to treat it, and much more.
Presbyopia and Your Eyes
Learn about presbyopia, the natural decline in vision that often comes with age.
What is presbyopia?Presbyopia is the normal worsening of vision with age, especially near vision. As you approach middle age, the lenses in your eyes begin to thicken and lose their flexibility. The ability of the lens to bend allows our eyes to focus on objects at varying distances (accommodation); the loss of this ability means that vision declines and objects cannot be brought into focus. This
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