My eyes struggle to focus when I’m reading. It’s not blurry but I struggle to focus on the word I’m on. Any idea what this is?
This may be due to the progressive loss of the ability to focus near, which on average begins at age 40. The process is called presbyopia and the solution is reading glasses. If you are significantly younger than 40, it may be that you are farsighted or possibly a childhood strabismus (misaligned eyes), that was not symptomatic but is starting to become evident. Dry eyes can also cause symptoms like this. Also, other conditions like myasthenia gravis or Parkinson’s can cause similar symptoms. A visit to an ophthalmologist is necessary to determine if any of these things are the case or perhaps some other issue.
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