Presbyopia is a condition that affects people's ability to see in the near-violet (UV) range. As people get older, their eyes start to lose their ability to see in the UV range. This can lead to problems when it comes to reading, driving, and other activities that require close vision.

  • He needs presbyopia glasses to read the fine print.

  • The new glasses help topresbyopia people to see in the UV range.

Definition of presbyopia


a reduced ability to focus on near objects caused by loss of elasticity of the crystalline lens after age 45



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Example Sentences for presbyopia

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    Bifocal and varifocal lenses can be used to correct presbyopia.

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    Presbyopia and the 'payoff' for the nearsighted.

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    The mechanism of accommodation and presbyopia.

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    This condition is known as presbyopia.

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    This can be a setting for early presbyopia.

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    In the case of the over correction, premature presbyopia is a possibility.

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    Age related loss of near vision is called presbyopia.

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    This is an article about the lenses, not a place to lecture about presbyopia.

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    Christie,B, et al Optical performance of a corneal inlay for presbyopia.