Front of eye surgery (presbyopia) in London. No need for glasses.

If you're over 40 the chances are that ongoing changes in the natural lenses of your eyes will mean you have to hold things further and further away so you can see them clearly. Until recently the condition - presbyopia - has been impossible to treat, even with laser eye surgery. Now, a state-of-the-art implantable lens, originally developed to treat cataracts, offers fresh hope to the millions of people reliant on glasses for distance vision and might help you to read and see close-up objects clearly.If you're over 40 the chances are that ongoing changes in the natural lenses of your eyes will mean you have to hold things further and further away so you can see them clearly. Until recently the condition - presbyopia - has been impossible to treat, even with laser eye surgery.

Now, a state-of-the-art implantable lens, originally developed to treat cataracts, offers fresh hope to the millions of people reliant on glasses for distance vision and might help you to read and see close-up objects clearly. Highly respected Consultant Ophthalmologist Richard Packard from 22a Harley Street reveals why he believes the ReSTOR lens could prove to be the answer. 

Loss of transparency of the lens of the eye. Full medical glossary