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Is there a common name for presbyopia?
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Dr. William Goldstein
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Old eyes!
It is an aging change.
Some people call it shortsightedness, but it just means loss of ability to focus at near.

In brief: Old eyes!
It is an aging change.
Some people call it shortsightedness, but it just means loss of ability to focus at near.
Dr. William Goldstein
Dr. William Goldstein
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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Farsightedness
Objects must be seen further away fro thr eye to be in focus.
It is part of the aging process.

In brief: Farsightedness
Objects must be seen further away fro thr eye to be in focus.
It is part of the aging process.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Eyes getting older
Progressive impairment of aging eyes to accomodate to close up objects, there is progressive loss of elesticity of the crystalline lens causing loss of accomodation by the eye to focus clearly on near objects, hence need to either step back to focus or hold objects further frm the eye in order to see them clearly.

In brief: Eyes getting older
Progressive impairment of aging eyes to accomodate to close up objects, there is progressive loss of elesticity of the crystalline lens causing loss of accomodation by the eye to focus clearly on near objects, hence need to either step back to focus or hold objects further frm the eye in order to see them clearly.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: 40 yr+ Club
The only requirement is that you must be at least 40 years old.

In brief: 40 yr+ Club
The only requirement is that you must be at least 40 years old.
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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