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How can I decrease the severity of presbyopia?

You can maintain pretty good vision into old age by taking steps to protect your eyes. Perhaps the most important thing you can do is get eye checkups regularly. It is also a good idea to guard your eyes with goggles and UV-protected glasses. It is true that having enough light when you read is important for maintaining good vision.

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