How old is too old for PresbyLasik?
Our brain’s wonderful ability to adapt is central to presbyopic laser vision correction. Prior to PresbyLasik a tolerance test is essential. This determines if it will be well tolerated by your brain.
With blended laser vision correction, the cornea (first clear layer of the eye) is shaped in such a way that refractive errors are corrected, and an extended focus is created.
Presbyopia is the inevitable fate of all of us. If you live long enough, you will need reading glasses. Andre and Riaan Van Helsdingen met their presbyopia fate a few years ago where they became more dependent on glasses to read, work and do everyday tasks.
Wearing reading glasses is the most common way of dealing with presbyopia. This is a temporary solution. The advantage to glasses is that you can do that dramatic stare or removal when deemed necessary.
The word 'presbyopia' means 'old eye' in Greek. Unlike many other conditions surrendering to reading glasses isn’t a question of if, but when. If you live long enough, you will need reading glasses. The good news is there are more possibilities than ever to continue functioning seamlessly despite of the loss of your natural ability to see up close.