presbyope


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pres·by·ope

 (prĕz′bē-ōp′, prĕs′-)
n.
A person affected with presbyopia.

presbyope

(ˈprɛzbɪˌəʊp)
n
(Pathology) a person with presbyopia
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Noun1.presbyope - a person with presbyopia; someone who is farsighted resulting from the progressive loss with aging of the elasticity of the crystalline lens
visually impaired person - someone who has inferior vision
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During visit two, the pre-reg will have one hour to perform a full eye test on a real patient booked for an eye examination in the clinic, who is a presbyope.
The sight test will be performed on a presbyope brought into the practice by the assessor.
I used to have problems adjusting to my old progressives and I would even take them off just to see a bit clearer when looking down, but now I don't have to," said Anne Heffler, a presbyope who recently saw how the new technology works first hand.
BAUSCH & LOMB (B+L) has expanded the portfolio of its Biotrue ONEday lens for presbyopia for "more established presbyopes.
Of emerging presbyopes between the ages of 38-54, up to 40% may mistake their presbyopia for eye fatigue[sup.
There is a huge interest in the field because presbyopia prevalence is extremely high with the number of presbyopes that in 2005 exceed one billion.
Eye care experts are relying upon newer devices and technologies to provide crisp, clear vision to presbyopes, including earlier diagnosis of ocular surface disorders, improved cataract surgery techniques, and customized implants.
Most presbyopes being fit for contacts are informed about me simple, practical options available to help them read.
Specialized visual therapy helps, while others benefit with a task-specific prescription as with the presbyopes.
Its best results were found with patients who were low hyperopic and emmetropic presbyopes with little or no astigmatism, a circumstance which basically describes a large number of "baby boomers" who wished to return to the clearer near vision of their youth.
For today's presbyopes, progressive lenses are the most technologically advanced solution available, allowing them to see clearly at all distances and wear stylish frames that won't get in the way of active, image-conscious boomers' lifestyles, or their look.
We saw both children and presbyopes as an area which we could improve upon.