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.
There are several ways to deal with the issue of 'aging eyes', when reading vision is affected. Reading glasses are needed as this 'presbyopia' gets worse.
LASIK eye surgery and iLASIK have had excellent success, and the history of this surgery is fascinating.