Almost everyone older than 45 will develop presbyopia, or the loss of close-up vision. Some cope by wearing reading glasses or contact lenses, but surgical options are becoming increasingly popular.
Are these surgeries safe? What is the recovery like? Who is a good candidate? Here, tackling a sampling of your questions is Dr. Barrie Soloway of the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary.
Kelm Brueschke of Urbandale, Iowa, asks: I am a type 2 diabetic and want to know if that precludes me from being a candidate for Lasic eye surgery?