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What causes presbyopia?

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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 of reading correction. This starts approximately 40 years old.

Answered 4/18/2014

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Lens gets too stiff: So it can't focus light on the retina as objects get closer.

Answered 10/7/2012

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