From New Latin, from Ancient Greek πρέσβυς (présbus, “old man”), and New Latin -opia (“vision problem”), from Ancient Greek ὤψ (ṓps, “eye”).
presbyopia (usually uncountable, plural presbyopias)
- Inability of the eye, due to ageing, to focus on nearby objects; farsightedness
inability of the eye, due to ageing, to focus on nearby objects
- ^ “presbyopia”, in the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, Springfield, Mass.: Merriam-Webster, 1996–.