• Crestwood
  • Mokena
  • Manhattan
Crestwood Office
5553 West 127th Street
Crestwood, Illinois 60445-1123
TELEPHONE: 708-371-5160
FAX: 708-371-5180
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  • Monday:12:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Tuesday:11:00am -7:00pm
  • Wednesday:11:00am -7:00pm
  • Thursday:CLOSED
  • Friday:9:00am -5:00pm
  • Saturday:8:00am -1:00pm
Mokena Office
20006 South Wolf Road
Mokena, Illinois 60448-1320
TELEPHONE: 708-478-1022
FAX: 708-478-1027
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  • Monday:11:00am - 8:00pm
  • Tuesday:11:00am -8:00pm
  • Wednesday:11:00am -7:00pm
  • Thursday:9:00am -6:00pm
  • Friday:9:00am -5:00pm
  • Saturday:8:00am -1:00pm
Manhattan Office
300 Market Place
Manhattan, Illinois 60442-8100 
TELEPHONE : 815-478-7700
FAX : 815-478-3657
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  • Monday:Closed
  • Tuesday:11:00am -7:00pm
  • Wednesday:by appt. only
  • Thursday:9:00am -6:00pm
  • Friday:9:00am -5:00pm
  • Saturday:8:00am -1:00pm

Eyes Over 40

Solutions for Presbyopia

PresbyopiaAs people reach their mid to late 40s, a condition called presbyopia can set in. Presbyopia is the inability to focus on objects near the eye. One usually notices that it is harder to read or use the computer. Wearing bifocals or reading glasses is a way to remedy this condition.

Presbyopia is a natural consequence of the aging process. There is no cure, though researchers are constantly looking for one. Even if a person has never had vision problems before, he or she can still develop presbyopia.

While symptoms can present suddenly, presbyopia usually occurs over a long period of time. Symptoms include having to hold things at arm’s length to see them clearly, eye strain, fatigue and headaches from near work.

Computer Glasses

To reduce eye strain and fatigue, we carry specialized computer lenses. These lenses are perfect for computer users who spend a majority of their days working on computers. And since three out of four computer users will suffer from Computer Vision Syndrome, computer lenses are a great way to keep your eyesight healthy.

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Reading Glasses

One of the first areas of your life where presbyopia becomes prominent is in your ability to read. There are a variety of styles available, with sleek designs that allow you to carry them anywhere.

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Multifocals/No Line Bifocals

VariluxFor many presbyopes, bifocal lenses are a necessity. But it can be difficult to adjust to the harsh line that is found in bifocal lenses. Fortunately, there are no-line lenses, which are also called progressive lenses. No more lines! Just a gradual change in focusing power which allows you to comfortably focus on any distance. Just as in wearing bifocals, distant objects are viewed through the top portion of the lenses, and near objects are viewed through the bottom portion of the lenses.

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Multifocal contacts

If you need bifocals but cannot stand wearing glasses, you may need multifocal contact lenses. Now you can have all of the benefits of bifocal lenses in the convenience of contact lenses. Talk with your doctor about multifocal contacts today.

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Monovision Correction

For some of our emerging presybopes we offer another option to glasses, monovision. This is a method of fitting your dominant eye for distance vision and your non-dominant eye for near vision. Contacts are available in disposable, extended wear, and even daily disposable lenses to fit your lifestyle. Most patients require 2-4 weeks to make the adjustment from binocular vision to monovision.

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