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As a presbyopic, do I need to wear glasses all the time?

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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
5 doctors agree

In brief: No

Depends on the distance and font size.
Presbyopes typically have loss of accommodation (variable amounts based on age), so they need extra help to focus on tiny things at near with reading glasses.

In brief: No

Depends on the distance and font size.
Presbyopes typically have loss of accommodation (variable amounts based on age), so they need extra help to focus on tiny things at near with reading glasses.
Dr. Robert Chang
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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Only for reading

Presbyopia is a common eye disorder eye that develops generally in your forties.
Do you have to hold the newspaper arm at full arm length to read it. Get ye to an eye doc.

In brief: Only for reading

Presbyopia is a common eye disorder eye that develops generally in your forties.
Do you have to hold the newspaper arm at full arm length to read it. Get ye to an eye doc.
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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