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How common is presbyopia?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Presbyopia is virtually universal for people between the ages of 40 and 60. Presbyopia can also occur earlier than this age as a consequence of disease or the use of certain drugs. The severity of presbyopia will differ for different people, as will the ideal form of treatment.

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