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To see better after 45 years old

Discover our presbyopia correction techniques. Laser surgery or implants, suitable for people over 45 who wish to regain a good eyesight and live without glasses.

Do you want to rejuvenate your eyes and regain good vision without glasses? Discover our laser refractive surgery or implant techniques to correct presbyopia and cataracts.

Why does vision decline after 45 years old?

After 45 or 50 years old, all eyes undergo changes due to the aging of the eye, even if they have never been affected by other visual defects before. Some structures of the eye are more affected than others, such as the lens for example. It becomes less flexible and no longer accommodates as well (this is presbyopia where it is difficult to see close up) or less transparent (this is cataracts, where you need more light to see well and where vision declines despite an adequate correction). These visual difficulties are added to the pre-existing vision problems.

Why have presbyopia or cataract surgery?

Cataracts or presbyopia can significantly inconvenience you in your professional activities or leisure activities. Not being able to see up close or seeing poorly despite adequate correction is very frustrating when you lead an active life. Many patients find that their poor vision is not in line with their good physical condition or that glasses make them look and feel older than they are.

There are now surgical techniques that allow you to regain excellent vision without glasses whether you are presbyopic or have cataracts. Pre-existing visual defects (myopia, astigmatism, hypermetropia) can be treated during the same intervention. Although it has existed for many years, presbyopia surgery is still not well known to the general public because it is performed by few surgeons, while it offers excellent visual results and gives (according to our patients) a real boost to morale.

What solutions do we offer after 45 years old?

Depending on the particularities of your eyes, your lifestyle, and your expectations, we will choose one of these techniques with you:

    An operation where the cornea is reshaped with a laser to be able to see all distances again
    An operation where a multifocal implant is inserted in place of the lens to regain good vision at all distances. The PRELEX operated eye will not need to be operated on for cataracts later
  • Cataract refractive surgery
    Surgery to remove the cloudy lens and replace it with a clear lens implant