If you are above the age of 40 and finding yourself holding a book or newspaper farther away while reading, this article is for you.
Presbyopia is an age-related eye condition that makes you gradually lose the ability to see things clearly from close.
One of the most common symptoms of Presbyopia is difficulty in reading small print like newspapers, books, labels, or things on your phone. Headaches and eye strain while trying to read or focus on close objects are also common with this condition.
Presbyopia occurs when the lens of the eye starts to thicken and loses its elasticity. Even people with nearsightedness can develop this problem.
There is no way to reverse the normal aging process that causes this condition. However, Presbyopia can be corrected with eyeglasses or contact lenses. But for those who do not wish to wear glasses and lenses for the rest of their lives, it can be permanently treated with one of the most effective laser eye surgeries called PRESBYOND.
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What is PRESBYOND?
PRESBYOND Laser Blended Vision is an advanced and effective surgery for treating patients with Presbyopia. This treatment method offers an older person the chance to experience freedom from glasses and lenses.
This Laser Blended Vision is effective for treating myopic, hyperopic, astigmatic and emmetropic presbyopic patients.
PRESBYOND Laser Blended Vision is clearly the most popular and fast-growing choice of treatment by Presbyopic patients.
How does PRESBYOND work?
The technique behind this laser refractive surgery is that it adjusts the dominant (good) eye for distant vision and the non-dominant (weaker) eye for near vision while increasing the range of focus in both eyes.
This results in the brain merging distant and near visual images allowing the patients to see clearly at near, intermediate and far distances without the help of any eyeglasses.
LASIK treatment is used for Laser Blended Vision. It takes about 10 minutes to perform the procedure on both eyes. It hardly causes any pain after the procedure and the recovery is very quick.
After your PRESBYOND surgery, you will find that you no longer require reading glasses to view nearby objects.
Most Frequently Asked Questions about PRESBYOND
What is the physical eligibility to get this surgery?
Almost all patients who would be expected to need reading glasses are suitable for Laser Blended Vision. This includes most short and long-sighted people and also those people who only wear reading glasses.
Is PRESBYOND safe?
Studies have shown that Laser Blended Vision treatment is just as safe as traditional LASIK. Blended Vision is comparable to the results with normal LASIK surgery.
Will I get Near Vision after PRESBYOND surgery?
99% of short-sighted patients, 94% of long-sighted patients and 99% of “reading glasses only” patients could read newsprint without glasses, while 96% of short-sighted patients, 81% of long-sighted patients and 95% of “reading glasses” patients were able to read very small print after PRESBYOND.
Worldwide, over 30 million people have experienced the freedom of life without glasses and contact lenses. The ‘life-changing’ benefits are so significant that PRESBYOND has become one of the most frequently performed elective surgeries in the world.
It is advised to keep an eye out for Presbyopia, for yourself and your family members. If you find the symptoms mentioned earlier then do not wait for the damage to get severe. Get your eyes checked and the problem rectified immediately. We are the first providers of PRESBYOND in Karnataka with more experience than anyone else in the country.
If you or a family member does have Presbyopia and would like to stop wearing glasses or lenses to see better then call us on our Toll-free number 18004251919 or our mobile number +91 9513576565 and learn more from our experts at Prasad Netralaya- Mangalore and Udupi’s first and finest Super Specialty Eye Hospital.
You can also directly book an appointment with our experienced in-house ophthalmologists by filling this simple form for regular eye checkup or just walk into any of our branches in Mangalore, Sullia, Tirathalli, and Udupi.