Presbyopia is an age-related condition which results in the need for reading glasses.
Are there treatment options?
Don’t want to wear eyeglasses or contact lenses for presbyopia?
The first step to see if you are a good candidate for presbyopia surgery is to see us for a complimentary eye exam and consultation. One of our specialities is the surgical correction of presbyopia
How do I know if I have it?
Presbyopia is a natural part of the aging process that results in progressively worsening ability to focus clearly on close objects. It is due to hardening of the lens of the eye causing the eye to focus light behind rather than on the retina when looking at close objects. Symptoms may include a hard time reading small print, having to hold reading material farther away, headaches, and eyestrain but it can be different for each person. Diagnosis, and treatment options, are determined by an eye examination.
Is it avoidable?
Presbyopia is often is a significant and emotional event because it’s a sign of aging that’s impossible to ignore and difficult to hide.
Presbyopia usually occurs beginning at around age 40, and unfortunately it is a normal aspect of aging even if you’ve never had a vision problem before.