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n. - Farsightedness resulting from a reduced ability to focus caused by loss of elasticity of the crystalline lens with age.

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  • "Old sight," known as presbyopia, is a common defect of vision in advancing years.
  • It's an all too common vision problem called presbyopia, affecting nearly everyone by the age of 50.
  • This recession of the near point with age is called presbyopia (prez'bee-oh'pee-uh; "old man's vision" G).
  • That's because the lens of your eye becomes less flexible as you get older, leading to a condition called presbyopia or farsightedness. for more
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