Are you over the age of 40 and kind yourself needing reading glasses to see up close? This is a common eye condition called presbyopia and occurs naturally as we age. There is not cure for presbyopia, but there are procedures available at Vance Thompson Vision that can reduce or even elimiate your dependence on reading glasses. Learn more about presbyopia and treatment options above.
The LASIK procedure is the right answer for most patients who are considering refractive surgery to improve their vision. However, in patients with higher degrees of nearsightedness or farsightedness, the cornea may be too thin to allow full refractive correction.
In these cases, surgical implants may be the best alternative. These special devices are placed in the eyes to improve their focusing ability.