A 47-year-old member asked:
Can your eyes change from nearsighted to farsighted (or the opposite) as you age?
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Ophthalmology 35 years experience
Yes.: Eyes drift over time. They can drift towards more nearsightedness or more farsightedness.
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Last updated Dec 3, 2012
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