Laser eye surgery, or laser vision correction, involves using lasers to reshape the front surface (cornea) of your eyes so that you can focus better. It can correct short-sightedness, long-sightedness and astigmatism.
The need for reading glasses after 40 is a result of a condition that we all get called presbyopia. Presbyopia means “ageing eye”. The relevant part of the eye is the lens inside the eye. However, with advanced laser eye surgery techniques, we can treat the surface of the eye to accommodate for the ageing eye, thereby giving you better close up vision for many years.
It works by using a precision laser, whereby your surgeon will make adjustments to your cornea to correct any visual impairments that you may have.
If you’re seeking a permanent correction for presbyopia, then you should consider lens replacement. With lens replacement, we exchange the ageing lens inside your eye for an artificial lens implant that lasts your lifetime. Not only will you rarely need reading glasses to see, but you’ll also be free from the threat of cataracts in your future.
To learn more about laser treatment or lens replacement, and know which treatment is most suitable to you, please book online for a free virtual vision assessment on our website today.