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:
January 24, 2022
Author: Healthwise Staff Medical Review: Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine Christopher J. Rudnisky MD, MPH, FRCSC - Ophthalmology
Medical Review:Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & Christopher J. Rudnisky MD, MPH, FRCSC - Ophthalmology
Healthwise, Healthwise for every health decision, and the Healthwise logo are trademarks of Healthwise, Incorporated.