Surgery to get rid of readers is possible, with the proper lens implant, patients can expect 90-100% independence from glasses
When will you need cataract surgery? Many factors go into answering that question, and different types of cataracts progress at different rates.
The Trulign Toric lens implant for laser eye surgery can improve astigmatism, and give patients freedom from glasses for near and intermediate, and some near vision.
Delaying or avoiding laser cataract surgery can entail more risks, and surgery is very succesful in correcting vision
Innovations in iLASIK bladeless LASIK have made the high tech surgery even more precise, and likely to give great vision without glasses and contacts.
Cataract surgery is proven to improve lifestyle and even increase lifespan, especially in a recent study on women.
Laser cataract surgery also requires choosing the best lens implant or IOL for each patient. Different lenses will provide freedom from glasses.
There are many different types of glaucoma that can result in permanent vision loss. William Goldstein, MD considers the various kinds of the condition, including causes and symptoms.
Lens implants are performed during cataract surgery, and many types of IOL's are available. Multifocal IOL's may provide patients with freedom from glasses.