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Putting 20/20 Vision in our Sights

Reading glasses may become obsolete, an article published by NPR’s Shots Blog reveals. A corneal inlay, called KARMA, has been developed that can be surgically inserted into the eye to create an artificial pupil. More people require reading glasses as they get older because of presbyopia. The lens starts to harden making it more difficult for the muscles in the eye to adjust to nearby objects. The results of the surgical procedure, which involves making a small incision in the front of the cornea to place the ring, are immediate and are far less invasive than LASIK.

Read the article published by NPR’s Shots Blog.