If you’re over the age of 40, you may start to feel as if you need a longer pair of arms to clearly read a menu or the newspaper. If so, welcome to the world of presbyopia.
In short, presbyopia is an eye condition that affects everyone once you reach the age of 40-45. At that point, objects close up start to look blurry.
To see a book you’re trying to read clearly, you may have to s-t-r-e-t-c-h your arms farther from your eyes. Of course, you can only stretch your arms so far.
Presbyopia is the loss of the eye's ability to change its focus to see objects that are near.
It is not a disorder or disease, but rather a natural aging process of the eye.
Presbyopic patients have difficulty in focusing on objects nearer than 50 cm. So they can focus on objects by moving objects away from their eyes.
Intraocular multifocal lens implantation surgeries, which are recognized as the most reliable method for the treatment of presbyopia throughout the world, as well as presbylasik and corneal inlay (Kamra) operations