In presbyopia, the lens thickens and loses its flexibility, and the eye cannot focus on a near object. Light entering the eye is focused (focal point) behind the retina instead of on the retina. This causes blurred vision.
Current as of: December 18, 2019
Author: Healthwise Staff Medical Review: Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Medical Review:Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine