As a mom, entrepreneur, actress, and producer, Eva Longoria relies on her ability to see clearly up close, whether she’s reading a script, texting or keeping up with the news on her phone. Starting in her early 40s, she found herself needing brighter light to read, enlarging the size of the text on her phone and holding things at arm’s length or squinting in order to see more clearly up close.

Longoria was facing a problem that impacts an estimated 128 million Americans: presbyopia, or age-related blurry near vision. While the term presbyopia isn’t well known, age-related blurry near vision is a challenge that’s all too familiar to many adults over the age of 40. It is a common and progressive condition that can be diagnosed through a basic eye exam by an optometrist or ophthalmologist. People like Longoria who have had difficulty seeing up close as they’ve aged have relied on reading glasses, contacts or surgery to manage their age-related blurry near vision.

However, Longoria learned about another option to treat age-related blurry near vision called VUITYTM (pilocarpine HCI ophthalmic solution) 1.25%, the first and only FDA-approved prescription eye drop to treat age-related blurry near vision in adults. With one drop in each eye once daily, VUITY improves near vision without compromising distance vision. It’s important not to use VUITY if you are allergic to any of the ingredients and to use caution when driving at night or performing hazardous activities in poor lighting. Please see additional Important Safety Information below.

To share her experience with age-related blurry near vision, Longoria has teamed up with Allergan, an AbbVie company.

In clinical studies, people taking VUITY, one drop in each eye once daily, were able to read an additional three lines or more on a near-vision eye chart.

“Prioritizing eye health is important for your overall health,” Longoria said. “Schedule an appointment with your eye care professional to learn about the best way to manage your age-related blurry near vision and see if VUITY is right for you.”

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