Introduction: Presbyopia


Presbyopia: Age-related far-sightedness often requiring glasses

Presbyopia: Presbyopia (prez-bee-OH-pee-uh) is a slow loss of ability to see close objects or small print. It is a normal process that happens over a lifetime. You may not notice any change until after the age of 40. People with presbyopia often hold reading materials at armís length. Some get headaches or "tired eyes" while reading or doing other close work. Presbyopia is often corrected with reading glasses.1

Researching symptoms of Presbyopia: Further information about the symptoms of Presbyopia is available including a list of symptoms of Presbyopia, other diseases that might have similar symptoms in differential diagnosis of Presbyopia, or alternatively return to research other symptoms in the symptom center.

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Treatments for Presbyopia: Various information is available about treatments available for Presbyopia, or research treatments for other diseases.

Statistics and Presbyopia: Various sources and calculations are available in statistics about Presbyopia, prevalence and incidence statistics for Presbyopia, and you can also research other medical statistics in our statistics center.

         Contents for Presbyopia:

1. excerpt from Aging and Your Eyes - Age Page - Health Information: NIA

Last revision: June 12, 2003

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