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A 59-year-old female asked:

Dr said my vision has improved and lowered power in my monovision contacts. he said it can happen with age. i'm 59. is that common?

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Dr. Jon Fishburn
Ophthalmology 32 years experience
Yes: Prescriptions change over time. The elasticity of your cornea, the increasing density of your lens, and the accommodative ability of your eye muscle are all factors affecting your ability to see. Changing your prescription to accommodate your needs is common.
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