Long-sightedness due to old age:

Presbyopia ( Long-sightedness in the elderly,Difficulties to see near objects due to old age )

Presbyopia is a type of farsightedness that develops with age. It is not a disease, but rather a natural sign of advanced age that is related to the interruption of proper functioning of the eye’s lens.

Full Description

Presbyopia is a decline in the sharpness of nearby objects as perceived by the eye in advanced age. It is not a disease and occurs in all people as a sign of age. It begins in youth and is noticeable around age 45.

Symptoms

Fever, Headache, Nausea, Pain in the limbs, Skin rash, Sore throat, Swollen glands in the armpit, Swollen glands in the groin, Swollen glands in the neck, Tiredness, Vomiting, Weight loss, Runny nose, Chills, Night sweats, Knee pain, Knee deformity, Joint redness, Fever, Knee pain, Knee deformity, Headache, Tiredness, Palpitations, Pallor, Hair loss, Drowsiness, Dizziness, Shortness of breath, Burning in the throat, Cold feet, Chest pain, Cold hands, Brittleness of nails, Mouth ulcers, Tongue burning, Agitation, Feeling faint, Reduced appetite, Missed period, Menstruation disorder, Joylessness, Impairment of male potency, Tiredness, Moist and softened skin, Dry skin, Mood swings, Difficulty to concentrate, Weight gain, Sensitivity to cold, Hair loss, Less than 3 defecations per week, Hoarseness, Pallor, Muscle pain, Brittleness of nails, Numbness in the arm, Tiredness, Pallor, Disorientation regarding time or place, Tongue burning, Pain in the bones, Tiredness, Bone fracture, Pain in the limbs, Curvature of the spine, Tears, Eyelids sticking together, Face pain, Eye blinking, Abdominal pain, Flatulence, Diarrhea, Nausea, Foul smelling defecation, Bloated feeling in the stomach, Distended abdomen, Paralysis, Muscular weakness in the arm, Muscular weakness in the leg, Skin nodules, Itching of skin, Hair loss, Changes in the nails, Skin redness, Blue colored skin, Abdominal pain, Diarrhea, Fever, Pain in the limbs, Headache, Neck stiffness, Nausea, Shortness of breath, Fever, Lockjaw, Cramps, Muscle stiffness, Sweating, Vision impairment for near objects, Vision impairment

Medical Conditions

The decline in clarity of vision of things nearby is noticed predominantly while reading. Reading material must be held farther and farther from the eye in order to keep the text clear and legible. The reason for presbyopia is the increasing rigidity of the lens, which in younger years allows us to see things clearly at a distance from about 10 cm. This distance increases up to 4m with age due to the lack of flexibility in the lens if left uncorrected.

Treatment

Correcting presbyopia is simple and involves magnifying lenses, no matter what your previous or current prescription for corrective lenses is. Presbyopia requires additional corrective measures for close proximities (so-called near-addition in plus dioptres). Those will be chosen as small as possible, but will increase with age.