Presbyopia Treatment in Clarksville

Presbyopia Treatment in Clarksville

Are you over 40? Struggle to read fine print?

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What is Presbyopia?

Presbyopia is an age-related vision condition that causes near objects to appear blurry. It typically starts in a person’s 40’s, when the lens of the eye begins to stiffen and lose flexibility. This makes it difficult to focus on nearby objects.

Presbyopia can significantly impact your quality of life. Regular daily activities like reading books, instruction manuals and food labels, scrolling through your phone, threading a needle and other close-up tasks can become daunting.

The good news is, with the help of Clarksville Eye Clinic, this common vision condition can be effectively managed, so you won’t have to compromise on your quality of life.

normal eye compaed to an ey with presbyopia


Presbyopia Treatment Options

  • Eyeglasses

    • Prescription reading glasses
    • Bifocals: for distance and near vision correction
    • Progressive multifocals: see objects at a near, intermediate or far distance
  • Contact lenses

    • Bifocal contact lenses: different sections for reading and distance prescriptions
    • Monovision contact lenses: distance prescription in one eye and reading prescription in the other eye
  • Laser surgery

    Changes the shape of the cornea to correct vision. Some examples include:

    • LASIK
    • LASEK
    • Photorefractive keratectomy
  • Lens implant

    An eye surgeon removes your natural lens and replaces it with an intraocular lens. This new lens is flexible and can restore your ability to focus on near objects.

See better and feel your best with Clarksville Eye Clinic


Presbyopia Diagnosis Treatment FAQs

What is presbyopia treatment?

Presbyopia treatment corrects age-related farsightedness to enable you to see close-up objects, such as books and electronic screens more clearly. Treatments include:

  • Eyeglasses
  • Contact lenses
  • Laser surgery
  • Lens implants
Can presbyopia be cured?

Currently, there is no cure. The good news is that our optometrists can recommend a variety of treatment options to help you see your best, from near to far.

How do I know if I have presbyopia?

If you’re over 40 and struggle with any of the following, you may have presbyopia.

  • Holding a book or a screen at arm’s length to see it more clearly
  • Needing larger print or font size to read
  • Blurry vision while reading
  • Difficulty reading in dim light
  • Eye strain and headaches when focusing on near objects

If you have one or more of these signs, schedule an eye exam and ask us about glasses, contact lenses, or other presbyopia treatment options.

Are bifocals right for me?

If it’s hard for you to read and to see things at a distance, bifocals may be your perfect solution. With bifocals, you can get two prescriptions in one. One corrects farsightedness and the other corrects nearsightedness. We offer several different types of bifocal lenses to suit your personal preference.

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- Jul. 08, 2024
Appointment went smoothly as usual. Selection for new glasses was helpful. New glasses were ready fo... r picknup in 1 week.
- Jul. 05, 2024
I haven’t been able to get an eye exam in like six years due to life being busy and limitations. B... ut getting my checkup as someone without vision insurance, Dr. David was so sweet and nice about my prescription change. She explained everything as it was happening so I didn’t feel stress about things touching my eyes or the bright lights. Also, I really appreciate that no one tried to push me into getting new glasses or anything like that. Because I felt they were patient and didn’t pressure me, and the deals they offer, I will likely go back very soon to purchase glasses for my new prescription.
- Jul. 01, 2024
(Translated by Google) The staff is very friendly and efficient, Dr. Matthew Drew is very kind and a... nswers all your questions. I definitely recommend this place. (Original) El personal muy amable y eficiente, el doctor Matthew drew muy amable y te resuelve todas tus dudas definitivamente recomiendo este lugar
- Jun. 27, 2024
I highly recommend this eye clinic. Dr Drew and his staff are wonderful. He took time to explain all... my eye test results in detail and easy to understand.
- Jun. 25, 2024
Today I had my first appointment and my experience was excellent. All the staff was very nice, howev... er my English is not perfect and I could understand everything they said to me. I highly recommend this clinic.
- Jun. 24, 2024
Everyone was very friendly and super helpful. Great customer service and value.
- Jun. 23, 2024
Very friendly staff. Very professional,been going there for over 15 yrs
- Jun. 23, 2024
Great optometrist! We only get one set of eyes. I trust Dr. Drew to take care of mine!
- Jun. 16, 2024
Very nice helpful staff and Dr. Drew is great.
- Jun. 12, 2024
A great experience. We were treated like family and had all our questions answered.
- Jun. 10, 2024
From the first call to schedule my initial appt to picking up my contacts, everyone was so nice and ... professional! They had me in and out in a very reasonable time. Dr. Davis was great! Very nice, thorough, patient, and made me feel very comfortable.
- Jun. 10, 2024
These are my new glasses. I really like them alot. And I'm seeing much better
- Jun. 10, 2024
Great experience
- Jun. 08, 2024
I have to say this is the best clinic I have ever been to by far the whole experience was very pleas... ant my son has level 2 autism and every staff member We met today was amazing with us!! They took their time and got him the glasses he needed I would highly recommend everyone to check them out if you’re in need of an eye doctor! Thank y’all so much we look forward to getting our glasses in a couple weeks 💕
- Jun. 04, 2024
I’ve been seeing Dr. Drew for years. He’s friendly and thorough. Would recommend Clarksville Eye... Clinic to friends and family.
- Jun. 02, 2024
I have a great experience, the dr took the time to check on my eyes. It’s definitely the best eye ... care I ever have.
- May. 24, 2024
Great customer service. Friendly staff. Dr. Drew is awesome!
- May. 23, 2024
Very professional staff really enjoyed the visit
- May. 17, 2024
Awesome service by Dr. Drew! I have tried different places all over town without a pleasant experien... ce. There is also plenty of parking at this location.
- May. 17, 2024
Great service, knowledgeable provider and staff!

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Presbyopia Management in Clarksville

Our optometry practice in Clarksville

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Hours
  • Monday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
Insurance Plans
  • VSP
  • Medicare
  • United Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Spectera
  • Superior Vision
  • Davis Vision
  • EyeMed
  • Blue Cross
  • United Health Care Community Plan
  • Aetna

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Is presbyopia impacting your daily life?

Want to see clearly and enjoy a higher quality of life?

(931) 645-0346