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Information about Presbyopia

We Have to Know about the Presbyopia

  • Presbyopia — the gradual loss of your eyes’ ability to focus actively on nearby objects

Could be dangerous, if the answer is YES for any one of the following questions  

Causes of Presbyopia      

  • Presbyopia is caused by a hardening of your lens, which in turn develops with aging. As your lens becomes less flexible, it can no longer change shape, and close-up images appear out of focus.

Do’s and Don’ts of Presbyopia    

Signs & Symptoms of Presbyopia

  • Find that print appears unclear at a normal reading distance
  • Experience eyestrain or headaches from prolonged reading or close work

Medical advice for Presbyopia

  • If your problem with close-up vision is pronounced enough that you’re no longer comfortable reading or doing close work

Risk factors of Presbyopia

Treatment for Presbyopia  

  • Wearing corrective lenses
  • Undergoing refractive surgery
  • Getting lens implants

Self-care for Presbyopia  

  • Have your eyes checked after the age of forty
  • Control chronic health conditions such as diabetes and high blood pressure
  • Wear sunglasses to protect your eyes from the sun.
  • Eat healthy foods.
  • Use the right glasses.
  • Use good lighting.

Investigations for Presbyopia  

  • A basic eye exam