William S Goldstein, MD Blog

Aging Eyes, Treating Reading Vision Problems

April 23, 2019 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Presbyopia Aging Eyes Relex Surgery Iol Crystalen

The loss of reading vision, presbyopia, is a frustrating problem for people in their 40's and beyond. There are several ways to deal with this problem.

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Custom Mulifocal Contact Lenses

May 21, 2018 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Contact Lens Multifocal Contact Lens Presbyopia Reading Vision

New high tech lens multifocal contact lenses are coming to market every year. These can be customized for individual patients and may be available soon.

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Presbyopia Reading Glasses Surgery

February 20, 2018 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Presbyopia Relex Crystalens Reading Glasses Symfony

Surgery to get rid of readers is possible, with the proper lens implant, patients can expect 90-100% independence from glasses

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Treatment Options for Reading Glasses and Monovision

December 18, 2017 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Presbyopia Monovision Ilasik Reading 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.

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Reading Glasses Surgery

November 13, 2017 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Accomodating Iol Presbyopia Reading Vision Crystalens Trulign Toric

Reading vision begins to go at the age of 40, and eventually, reading glasses are needed. Crystalens accomodating lens implants can treat this problem and decrease the need for glasses

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Get Rid of Your Reading Glasses

October 3, 2017 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Ilasik Relex Presbyopia Readers Reading Glasses

Many surgeries are available to help patients get rid of their reading glasses. Detroit patients can see Dr. William Goldstein to find out which approach is best for them.

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IOL Placement after Cataract Surgery

August 6, 2012 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Iols Cataracts Presbyopia

Our Detroit LASIK specialists replace the lens of the eye with intraocular lens implants to restore vision to patients after cataract surgery.

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Reading glasses-why do we need them?

June 9, 2011 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Relex Surgery Reading Glasses Monovision Lasik Presbyopia Monovision

Reading glasses are one of the most frustrating additions to our wardrobe that you can think of! They are one of the solutions to the only disease that affects 100% of the human population, "presbyopia". And to add insult to injury, that word means "aging vision"! Everyone eventually realizes that they cannot see well when they bring things close to their eyes, and begin to hold objects and reading material further away to see them clearly. The only problem is that, eventually, our arms are not long enough and the print on the page is too small if we hold things too far away.

Most people have heard of over-the-counter readers, or drug store readers. These actually work very well for most people to bring things back into focus. If a person is already wearing glasses, bifocals can be made with the reading portion in the bottom part of the lenses. Contact lens wearers may choose monovision contacts, where one eye is corrected for near and one for distance, or multifocal lenses,

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Monovision for presbyopia

June 7, 2011 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Presbyopia Monovision Lasik Contact Lens

Presbyopia, or aging vision can be treated with monovision.

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