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Aging Sight (Presbyopia)

As our bodies age we generally notice bits of us don’t bend as well, and muscles don’t work as well. The eye is no exception after the age of 40 – 45 the lens begins to become less pliable and the cillary muscles are less strong resulting in an inability to pull the lens into a more powerful shape. This in turn means the eye can no longer pull distance focus back to reading distances.

It can be corrected by using reading spectacles, bifocals or progressives.

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