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What can cause presbyopia?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 54 years experience
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 prevented). Your ophthalmologist can help you with advice and devices to compensate.
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