Signs that Indicate You Have Presbyopia

Signs that Indicate You Have Presbyopia

When you are young, your eye’s natural crystalline lens is elastic and can change its shape to adjust focusing power as needed. The muscles surrounding the eye help the lens bend and flex to focus on nearby objects.

But over time, the eye’s lens and the muscles surrounding the eye lose their elasticity and flexibility, which interferes with the eye’s ability to change shape. As a result, it can become difficult to see nearby objects closely. This is known as presbyopia, and it normally sets in around the age of 40 or shortly afterward.

Below, the team at Laser Eye Center of Miami reveals signs that indicate you may have developed presbyopia and should consult with an eye doctor. Continue reading

Will You Need Reading Glasses after LASIK Surgery?

Will You Need Reading Glasses after LASIK Surgery?

It is very common to wonder about the probability of needing reading glasses after LASIK eye surgery. Truth be told, you will probably require reading glasses at some point in the years following your LASIK surgery. But it has nothing to do with LASIK failing to deliver as promised, or “wearing off” over time. Even after a perfect LASIK result, you may eventually need reading glasses to see nearby objects clearly. Read on as the team at Laser Eye Center of Miami clarifies what we mean. Continue reading

Why the Aging Process Affects Your Ability to See Up-Close

Why the Aging Process Affects Your Ability to See Up-Close

Aging affects nearly every part of the body, including the eyes. It is common and perfectly normal to see a decline in vision with age; it doesn’t necessarily indicate that the eyes have developed a disease.

In this post, the team at Laser Eye Center of Miami reveals how the aging process can affect vision — particularly, close or near vision. Continue reading