Presbyopia is an inevitable condition in which the ability to focus on close objects decreases over time. Since it is a natural effect of ageing, it will eventually affect everyone. Today’s baby boomer generation is the most rapidly growing population segment requiring vision correction. Symptoms may include headaches, blurred near vision, tearing, stinging, or a need for more light. People with presbyopia often hold reading material at arm’s length. Eyeglasses and contact lenses can be effective treatments for presbyopia.