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Presbyopia is not a disease of the eye, but is instead, a natural part of the ageing process. It occurs over a number of years, until the lens in the eye loses its flexibility, making it difficult to focus on close objects. It is usually first noticed by people in their early to mid forties.

For more information, download a PDF Fact Sheet for Presbyopia from The Eyecare Trust.