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Presbyopia

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Dr. Güemes Adolfo

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Dr. Güemes Adolfo

DEFINICIÓN

Presbyopia is an age dependent situation, when we cannot see an object up close. This is related to the cristaline lens inside the eye, that loses flexibility with age.

SINTOMAS

The most common symptom is that the person puts objects further in order to see them better.

CAUSAS


Presbyopia is an age dependent situation, when we cannot see an object up close. This is related to the cristaline lens inside the eye, that loses flexibility with age.

Tratamiento


The most effective treatment is the optical correction by means of glasses.
In patients who also exhibit hyperopia, the surgery of that disease may decrease presbyopia.

preguntas habituales

  • Can I use my contact lenses for presbyopia? No, because contact lenses are used for viewing distant objects.
  • Can I be operated if I have presbyopia? Presbyopia cannot be fixed by surgery. Beyond that, hyperopia surgery, in some cases, improves the symptoms of presbyopia.