The human body is an extremely precise and complex mechanism. In our daily life, we use a variety of tools — at home, in the garden, or at work. Over time, these tools may wear out, until one day we find they no longer work as well as when we began using them.
Our eyes are just another tool — one that allows us to see the world, change it, and observe the effects of this change. And just like all other tools, they tend to lose their initial power and efficiency over time.
In 2012, 1.7 billion people worldwide were affected by presbyopia. This number is expected to reach 2.1 billion by the year 2020.
Click below to see the definition, causes, and symptoms of presbyopia, and find interesting facts about this condition.