Trouble seeing up close?

Is your vision not quite what it used to be?

 

Presbyobia is the inability to focus on close objects and is part of the natural aging process. It usually occurs after the age of 40 and affects nearly 90 million people.

According to the AOA, some signs of presbyopia include the tendency to hold reading materials at arm’s length, blurred vision at normal reading distance and eye fatigue along with headaches when doing close work. A comprehensive optometric examination will include testing for presbyopia.

To help you compensate for presbyopia, your optometrist can prescribe reading glasses, bifocals, trifocals or contact lenses.

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