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Presbyopia

by: Optometrist Noosa on

Are your arms no longer long enough? Do you need some extra light to read the small print? The majority of people in their mid 40’s and onwards will experience problems reading the fine print. This condition is called Presbyopia and is a normal part of aging. What is presbyopia? Presbyopia is when the lens of the eye loses its elasticity making it hard to see objects up close.Focusing on close objects requires the lens of the eye to change shape. This becomes more difficult with age as the lens begins to harden and requires a greater muscular effort. Like other muscles, the  ...read more