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How common are vision problems in older adults?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Common

Older adults have the accumulated changes in refraction acquired through the years.
To this is added any diseases they might have acquired which might cause vision problems such as diabetes, glaucoma, etc. And finally the additional vision issue related to middle age after age 40 (presbyopia) when near correction is needed.

In brief: Common

Older adults have the accumulated changes in refraction acquired through the years.
To this is added any diseases they might have acquired which might cause vision problems such as diabetes, glaucoma, etc. And finally the additional vision issue related to middle age after age 40 (presbyopia) when near correction is needed.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

On your definition of vision problems.
With an aging population, eyecare issues will be common.

In brief: Depends

On your definition of vision problems.
With an aging population, eyecare issues will be common.
Dr. Robert Chang
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