The vision condition of presbyopia happens to almost everyone at some point in their lives. While you may not know the term presbyopia, you may know the main symptom…the need for reading glasses.
As we age, the natural lens of the eye becomes less flexible. The eye muscles can no longer flex the lens enough to accommodate for close-up vision. This condition typically begins after age 40 and becomes gradually worse.
Many people view presbyopia as a sign of getting older, and they dread wearing reading glasses in public. If you are troubled by your inability to read menus, books and more, there are treatment options.
Presbyopia is not a disease and it cannot be prevented. It’s simply one of life’s inevitables for most people. To learn more about your treatment options for presbyopia, contact us to schedule an eye exam.