As you send your kids back to school this month for more time with screens and books, Magruder Laser Vision and the American Academy of Ophthalmology are arming parents with the facts, so they can make informed choices about their children’s eye health.
As a patient, it can be frustrating to hear “maybe” or “you might” when you’re learning about laser vision correction options. Unfortunately, that goes with the territory when dealing eyes because — everyone is different.
Other than having to start wearing reading glasses when we’ve reached a “certain age,” the most traumatic impact aging will have on our eyes is the development of cataract. As we live longer lives, it is a safe estimation that more than half of the population will have developed at least one cataract by the age of 80.