Do you find yourself in the restaurant holding the menu at arm's length? How about the morning newspaper - can you read it without your reading glasses?
This condition is generally called presbyopia (or "over 40 eyes"). Presbyopia causes you to be unable to focus on objects up-close as you age, and is often remedied by reading glasses or bifocals.
Presbyopia usually develops in older adults, sometime between the ages of 40-45. There are many theories as to how and why presbyopia occurs. Some theories are:
Unfortunately, if you are suffering from this condition, conventional LASIK is not the answer. Even patients who have successfully had the LASIK procedure as a young adult still develop presbyopia as an older adult.
Carter Eye Center offers state-of-the-art vision correction procedures to treat presbyopia safely and effectively:
Dr. Carter and his staff have been helping Dallas patients regain clear vision with state-of-the-art techniques and exceptional personal service. Call or email us today for your FREE presbyopia eye exam.