As we age, the natural crystalline lens of the eye may lose some of its elasticity and thereby its ability to focus on close objects. This condition, known as presbyopia, usually begins around the age of 40 and can often be comfortably corrected through the use of reading glasses.
Fortunately, the correction of presbyopia is now possible through various procedures listed below:
Please note that LASIK or PRK laser vision correction procedures will not prevent the need for reading glasses in patients over 40 years of age. A LASIK MD eye care professional can discuss the benefits of correcting presbyopia with you at your preoperative consultation. Book your appointment today!