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in a condition call presbyopia the lense of the eye lose much

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in a condition call presbyopia the lense of the eye lose much of ther elasticity and maintain a flat shape. I need to know how this condition affect a persion's vision. How dos presbyopio occur. How can be treated or advoided?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. Rick replied 4 years ago.

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It can't be avoided....except by not aging past about 40ish.

Dr. Rick :

It is easily treated with reading glasses...and some doc's are working on a surgery for it but we really don't have a surgical solution for this yet....

Customer:

I need more specific information because in my test probably i will get essay question to answer is there any specific website where i can read about his topic.

Customer:

How can we advoid that

Dr. Rick :

yes

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sorry. I had to step away from my computer a bit.

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Here are a few good websites on this topic:

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http://www.aoa.org/x4697.xml

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Presbyopia

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http://www.allaboutvision.com/conditions/presbyopia.htm

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I hope this is helpful.

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Expert:  Dr. Rick replied 4 years ago.
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Customer: replied 4 years ago.
any websites where I can read about this topic please
Expert:  Dr. Rick replied 4 years ago.
Sure. Here are a few:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Presbyopia

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/presbyopia/DS00589

Here are the ones I listed above in case you couldn't view them:

Dr. Rick : http://www.aoa.org/x4697.xml
Dr. Rick : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Presbyopia
Dr. Rick : http://www.allaboutvision.com/conditions/presbyopia.htm

Dr. Rick : I hope this is helpful.

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