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A look at corrective eye surgery

Some procedures may help you escape the need for glasses. You cannot avoid declining vision. After age 40, everyone begins to experience some form of presbyopia, a condition coined from the Greek words for “old sight.” As your eyes age, the lenses inside them naturally harden and lose their flexibility, which makes them less able to focus light directly onto the retina. This in effect makes it more difficult to see up…

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