What is presbyopia?

Presbyopia is a focussing problem which occurs naturally as we get older. Around the age of about 40-45 years our eyes lose their ability to change focus to see things that are close to us. This means that close up work like reading or writing can appear blurry and you may find that you have to hold things further away to see them better. Most people around this age need reading glasses to make their close up vision clear again.

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