- With age (40+), we all will eventually lose our pre-existing minimum focusing distance. The focusing mechanisms of our eyes get stuck at far away. NON-technically called, "My arms are getting shorter."
CAUSE: One's crystalline lens loses flexibility and the ciliary muscles weaken.
SOLUTION: Presbyopes with 20/20 vision need reading glasses; presbyopic-myopes (nearsighted) and presbyopic-hyperopes (farsighted) need bifocals. Contact lens users have options to achieve both near and far focusing ability: