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Can presbyopia affect vision at a distance?

In addition to making close vision difficult, presbyopia also makes it more difficult to adjust between ranges. The hardening of the lens means that the muscles surrounding it have to work harder to change the distance of the focal point. Thus, if your eyes are adjusted to looking at something nearby, you may experience some strain and blurriness when shifting your focus to a distance.

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