a form of farsightedness occurring after middle age, caused by a diminished elasticity of the crystalline lens
Origin of presbyopiaModern Latin from Classical Greek presbys, old (see priest) + ?ps, eye
Inability of the eye to focus sharply on nearby objects, resulting from loss of elasticity of the crystalline lens with advancing age.
Origin of presbyopiaNew LatinGreek presbus old man ; see per1 in Indo-European roots. -opia
From New Latin, from Ancient Greek Ï€ÏÎÏƒÎ²Ï…Ï‚ (presbys, “old man"), and New Latin -opia (“vision problem"), from Ancient Greek á½¤Ïˆ (Åps, “eye").