top of page
  • Writer's pictureHIMEDI

Exploring Tailored Solutions for Presbyopia

Approaching our mid-40s can bring presbyopia challenges especially if we rely on magnifying glasses. But worry not! Let’s explore treatments that make life clearer and more enjoyable.

Sorting Out Blurry Vision: Is this Farsightedness or Presbyopia?

While the blurriness of close-up vision may resemble farsightedness, presbyopia has a distinct origin. Farsightedness relates to the length of the eyeball or the cornea's shape, while presbyopia results from a decrease in lens elasticity.

✔️ Slow switching of focus between near and far.

✔️ Headaches after prolonged close-up activities.

✔️ Diminished eyesight perception in low-light conditions.

If these sound familiar, presbyopia might be the culprit.

Tailored Approaches for Presbyopia Correction

Noteworthy presbyopia correction techniques encompass 'Artificial Lens Implantation Surgery’,' 'Keratoplasty,' and 'Presbyopia LASIK Surgery'. ‘Artificial Lens Implantation Surgery’ is suitable for correcting presbyopia and cataracts simultaneously, replacing the clouded lens with an artificial one. ‘Keratoplasty’ is ideal for those without cataracts, involving the reshaping of both corneas. ‘Presbyopia LASIK Surgery’ differentiates correction for eyes mainly focused on objects and those that do not. Evolving technologies like ‘Monovision’ and ‘Presby Max’ offer specialized solutions, though an initial adjustment period is necessary.

A HIMEDI patient from Mongolia, diagnosed with progressing cataracts during a detailed examination last December, plans to return for cataract and lens implantation surgery in Korea this spring. With a diverse range of presbyopia surgeries available, consultation with a doctor based on a thorough examination ensures selecting the right procedure. Liberating individuals from the inconvenience of magnifying glasses, these surgeries promise an enhanced quality of life.


For those considering eye examinations and presbyopia surgery in Korea, connect with proficient hospitals and medical staff through HIMEDI.


bottom of page