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improvement of vision, especially near vision, in the aged, a sign of developing cataract; called also gerontopia.


/ger·on·to·pia/ (jer″on-to´pe-ah) senopia.

sight, second 

Improvement of near vision in the elderly resulting from increased refraction of the nucleus of the crystalline lens. It often occurs in people with incipient cataract. Syn. gerontopia; senile lenticular myopia.
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