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Will a pair of reading glasses from Poundland do the trick when YOUR eyesight fails?

By Adrian Monti for the Daily MailPublished: 18:47 EDT, 11 September 2017 | Updated: 19:37 EDT, 11 September 2017 When you start to struggle to see the words on a page or menu, it’s time to buy reading glasses. This usually happens in your 40s as a result of the age-related condition presbyopia, caused by the lens in the eye losing its flexibility and becoming stiff.As a result, the eye finds it harder to switch from focusing on things at a distance to small close-up images, such as...

These versatile reading glasses are super thin, weigh less than a nickel, and stick to the back of your phone

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.ThinOpticsFor those of us who rely on reading glasses, there are likely more than a few memories of squinting at the fine print on a dinner menu or asking a friend to transcribe the appetizers out loud because you forgot your pair.If that's the case, you'll likely be happy to know there's an inexpensive and extremely easy...

Are reading glasses inevitable?

Virtually everyone, even with 20/20 vision, needs reading glasses at some point in their 40s. Or do they? Is there any way to stop or even stall the inevitable? I read about an app called "Glasses Off" that supposedly strengthens eye muscles but the reviews were very mixed. Wondering if anyone knows any strategies for avoiding the dreaded glasses. (Yes, I should ask my eye doctor, but I don't have one.)posted by whitelily to Health & Fitness (30 answers total) 12 users...