A 22-year-old member asked:
What can be done to correct presbyopia?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Paul Cohenanswered
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Glasses: Most cases of presbyopia are secondary to a loss of the accomodative capacity of our eyes as we normally age and can be corrected with a simple pair of corrective lenses.
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Dr. Edward Workmananswered
Specializes in Pain Management
Corrective lens: Presbyopia is the development of inflexibility of the lens with aging; symptoms include blurred vision at normal reading distances, the need to hold material at arms length to see it, and headaches/fatigue from close work. Unfortunately, the only sure method for correcting presbyopia is corrective lenses. Sometimes simple reading glasses from the drug store work, but usually u need prescription
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Last updated Mar 15, 2019
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