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What are the advantages of using contact lenses to treat presbyopia?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Contact lenses are generally less permanent than surgery, and so do not have the problems associated with permanent damage. Contacts are also less expensive. Some people also may want to use contact lenses rather than use glasses, which can be more easily lost and will change their appearance. Contact lenses also make it easier than glasses to do certain things, such as wear a mask or use 3-D glasses at the movie theater.

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