Attention to Eyes After 40!

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Ophthalmology and Surgery Specialist Op. Dr. Mete Açıkgöz gave information about the subject. Especially after the age of 40, fine details cannot be seen at close range (40-50 cm). This is a natural process that is completely dependent on the progression of age.

Close reading problems are common in daily life. zamthe moment creates a problem. Each zamCarrying and using reading glasses requires a separate effort. The solution of near reading problems is not effective with laser. Excimer laser systems only successfully solve remote problems.

The solution to this physiological disorder that occurs after the age of 40 is Trifocal (3D) lenses, which have been applied more successfully in recent years. It shows the Far, Medium and Near distance seamlessly. These lenses, also known as smart lenses, are placed in the patient's eye on a daily basis with a needle-free, seamless closed operation that takes 10-15 minutes. Whatever defect there is in the patient's eye with regard to glasses, the smart lens corrects all refraction defects. For example, in the patient not only close zamIf the distance problem and astigmatism are accompanied at the same time, these trifocal smart lenses solve all the problems at once. These lenses, which can have hyphrophilic hydrophobic structures, have a very long lifespan and can solve the problem of vision related to glasses throughout a person's life. There is no need to change, and the patient gets rid of both near and far astigmatism with the correct measurement in one plan at one time. The patient can return to his private daily life the next day. It is always in the eye, it cannot be removed or worn, it does not cause discomfort, you can go in and out of any environment and you can do any sport, including swimming. The procedure is both short and painless. There is no need to stay in the hospital and the patient can be discharged on the same day.

Whether these smart lenses are suitable for the patient is determined by the ophthalmologist. If there is another problem in the anterior and posterior (retina) layers of the patient, it can be evaluated by the physician and alternative techniques can be started.

The final decision about which technique is suitable for the patient's eye is made by the specialist physician.

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