Why Does the near Point of Accommodation Often Increase with Age?

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The near point of accommodation often increase with age due to a decrease inflexibility of the crystalline lens. Also, the ciliary muscle began to weaken as one get older. This starts occurring after the age of 40.
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It increases because the lens hardens and makes it much more difficult for the eye muscles to change the shape of the lens It increases because the lens hardens and makes it much
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Accommodation decreases with aging as a consequence
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as you age the suspensory ligaments become weak and the lens become convex, so it cannot focus on near objects , this is called hypermetropia or far-sightedness. pls. mark this best
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