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presbyopia in children

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Dr. Maritza Baez
16 years experience Family Medicine
Eye problem: A condition in which the lens of the eye loses its ability to focus, making it difficult to see objects up close. Youmay need reading glasses.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Aging: Presbyopia is the loss of near reading ability due to loss of accommodation of your lens/lens zonules in your eye associated with aging requiring use ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Ashley
14 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Glasses: Presbyopia is simply farsightedness that comes with age as the lens of the eye hardens slightly and has more difficulty adjusting to near objects. Mos ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Sipperley
49 years experience Ophthalmology
Reading glasses : The only other alternative besides glasses is cataract surgery using a multifocal intraocular lens at the time of cataract removal.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Living over 40: This is a natural age related hardening of the lens of the eye. It cannot be prevented by any currently known method (just as grey hair cannot be prev ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
28 years experience Ophthalmology
PRELEX PROCEDURE: Prelex is the latest procedure to correct presbyopia. http://www.prelexbook.com/reviews-of-the-book/ older methods 1)glasses 2) monovision lasik ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Easy: First ask what is the age? If you are over 40 you either have or are getting presbyopia. If you currently don't need glasses or have glasses that c ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Near vision loss: Presbyopia is a natural development in the early 40's in which you loss the ability to focus at near. It is commonly described as the period in which ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends on age: Presbyopia is due to the natural hardening of the lens of the eye which causes it to lose the ability to adjust focus for near. The only "risk" is li ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldstein
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Old eyes!: It is an aging change. Some people call it shortsightedness, but it just means loss of ability to focus at near.

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