PRESBYOPIA

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DEFINITION


Presbyopia is the reduction of the accommodation capacity of the natural lens of the eye. It happens over the course of many years. It usually starts showing to people over 45 years old.

It is a normal part of the aging process and everyone will experience it to some extent. Therefore, it can not be prevented.

You should know that Bellevue clinics have all the latest technologies available to diagnose and monitor presbyopia cases.

SYMPTOMS


  • Difficulty to see close objects (ex. : reading)
  • Difficulty to read in dim light.
  • Eye fatigue
  • Headaches, in some cases

RISK FACTORS


  • People over 45 years old
  • Everyone will experience presbyopia to some extent, it is a natural effect of the aging process

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