Basic Summary for Presbyopia


Main name of condition: Presbyopia

What is Presbyopia?
  Brief description of Presbyopia: Age-related far-sightedness often requiring glasses
  Parent types of Presbyopia: Hyperopia, Eye conditions
  Organs Affected by Presbyopia: eye
How many people get Presbyopia?
  Prevalance of Presbyopia: 9.0% of population self-reported having presbyopia in Australia 2001 (ABS 2001 National Health Survey, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  Prevalance Rate of Presbyopia: approx 1 in 11 or 9.00% or 24.5 million people in USA [about data]
What are the symptoms of Presbyopia?
  Symptoms of Presbyopia: see symptoms of Presbyopia
How is it treated?
  Treatments for Presbyopia: see treatments for Presbyopia
Last revision: June 12, 2003

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