Presbyopia usually occurs beginning at around age 40, Presbyopia is part of the natural aging process of the eye, and can be easily corrected. The process is as natural as wrinkles, and it affects everyone at some point in life. Presbyopia generally starts to appear around age 40.
Symptoms and Signs of Presbyopia
- People find the need to hold books, magazines, newspapers, menus and other reading materials at arm’s length
- Develop headaches when they perform near work, such as embroidery or handwriting, eye strain or feel fatigued.
Presbyopia cannot be cured. In its place, prescription glasses, contact lenses, reading glasses, progressive addition lenses, or bifocals can aid to correct the effects of presbyopia. Bifocals are often prescribed for presbyopia. Bifocals are eyeglasses that have two different prescriptions in one spectacle lens. The top part of the lens corrects for distance vision and the lower portion of the lens is designed to help a person see objects up close.
New treatments on horizon are Kamra inlays which are small discs with pin hole like aperture in Center are inserted in middle of corneal layers to increase depth of focus.
Femtosecond laser assisted presbyopia correction which is a non invasive treatment .Intralenticular cuts are taken to aid in reading.
Those who want permanent correction can also undergo clear lens exchange with multi focal intraocular lenses.
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