If you’re over the age of 40 and have difficulty reading the newspapers, or the ingredient lists on food items, you may have presbyopia. Presbyopia is an eye condition marked by an inability to focus on objects up close, but the good news is the condition can be corrected by Near Vision CK. But how do you know if you are you a good candidate for Near Vision CK procedure.
What is Near Vision CK?
Near Vision Conductive Keratoplasty (CK),is a non-laser procedure that is FDA approved for the correction of presbyopia. Presbyopia is usually due to the loss of elasticity in the eye’s lens, and is common in people over the age of 40 years.
Near Vision CK is a minimally invasive procedure that reshapes the cornea using radiofrequency energy, to tighten the cornea so as to improve close vision.
How it works
Topical anesthetic is first placed on the eye, and the eye is then marked, so that the tiny probe can precisely apply the low energy radio waves. The RF energy is then applied to the mid-periphery of the cornea, in order to correct near vision.
Are you a good candidate for Near Vision CK?
If you have problems seeing the newspaper print, and you’re tired of using reading glasses, you may be a good candidate for Near Vision CK.
Typical candidates for near Vision CK are men and women over the age of 40 who only need eyeglasses for reading purposes, but can see very well in the distance.
Patients in the Washington, DC area can contact New View Eye Center, Reston, VA, to find out more about the procedure.
Call us today at 703 834 9777, to schedule a consultation with Dr. Jacqueline Griffiths.