presbyope

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n presbyope a person with presbyopia; someone who is farsighted resulting from the progressive loss with aging of the elasticity of the crystalline lens
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Presbyope (Med) One who has presbyopia; a farsighted person.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n presbyope One who is affected with presbyopia; one who is long-sighted; a presbyte.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Presbyope one so affected
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. presbys, old, ōps, ōpos, the eye.

Usage

In literature:

If it is a question of a presbyope, let him look with his spectacles, and note the nearest domino seen distinctly.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 620, November 19,1887" by Various
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In news:

Finding the Best Lenses For Presbyopic Patients.
Comparison of the preferred presbyopic contact lens modalities and patients per day.
Comparison of the preferred presbyopic contact lens modalities and optometry school.
Furthermore, she mentioned that in her opinion, it's much easier to fit spectacle lenses on presbyopes than it is to fit contact lenses.
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