Presbyopia is an eye condition characterized by difficulty reading or near work around the age of 40 years old. It is due to a muscle within the eye relaxing.
A near prescription (bifocal, trifocal, progressive lenses) is needed to correct this condition, although sometimes contact lenses and refractive surgeries can also help.
Why it’s Important to Get Regular Eye Exams
Comprehensive eye exams often are the first way chronic systemic diseases such as high blood pressure and diabetes are detected. Regular eye exams are the best way to ensure eye health and maintaining your best vision possible. They also check for diseases such as glaucoma, cataracts, and macular degeneration.