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Far sightedness in both the eyes. What is the latest and safest technology that be used for correction?

Hi, I had radial karatatomy 27 yrs ago to correct my near sight vision . I enjoyed excellent vision for about six yrs after the operation without eye glasses. Then, I resorted to eye-glasses since. now my vision is about 4+ in the right eye and 2+ in the left eye. Can I get rid of eye gasses again? What do you recommend for my case? What is the latest and safest technology that I should consider? I am 62 yrs old now and using eye glasses with little discomfort.
Asked On : Thu, 14 Jun 2012
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Being in 60's you must have developed Cataract in both your eyes.

Instead of wearing glasses go for a Cataract lens extraction and IOL (Intra ocular lens implantation) for both your eyes after examining your retinal status.

If on examination there is no cataract change, still you can go ahead with Clear lens extraction with IOL implantation.

Latest being suture less surgeries with micro incisions and multifocal IOL/ Accomodative IOL's. But I am not very sure about Multifocal and Accomodative in your case as you are a post RK patient. Get a good Phaco surgeons opinion and be free from glasses. Take care.
Answered: Fri, 15 Jun 2012
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