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Will I need reading glasses sooner?

Lasik does not affect the rate at which your eye muscles get weaker. If you are currently near-sighted, you could potentially take your glasses off to read after age 40. By fixing your near-sightedness, you lose that advantage. This is why you should explore the monovision option.

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Related Questions
What if am older than 40 and don’t want to lose my close up vision ?
This is where monovision comes into play. Monovision refers to calibrating your vision... read more »
How long doe it take to perform the procedure?
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What if i don’t choose monovision?
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Will i be able to tolerate one eye for distance and one for close up?
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