Whether you love them or hate them, you may need them to read. Reading glasses, or cheaters as they’re sometimes called, are a fact of life for many people over a certain age. But now, help is on the way in the form of a new procedure being tested by the FDA.
CBS4’s Eliott Rodriguez says in a few years you may be able to ditch those reading glasses for good.
What if you learned that you could get rid of your reading glasses by spending a few minutes each week doing some exercises on your iPhone or iPad for a few months? ‘There’s now app for that.
Some insurance plans may include coverage for contacts and glasses, though most don’t.
They’re a little strange looking, controversial and aren’t even available to the public yet. But Google Glass may soon become the next hottest thing in mobile communication.
The number of people who are nearsighted, a condition doctors call myopia, has doubled in this country since the 1970’s. While the theories behind that increase are numerous, one thing is certain, millions more people are wearing glasses, contacts or having corrective laser surgery.
On average, a person will pay about $200 for a pair of prescription glasses. Add on a designer name and fancy frames and you’ll pay much more. But, some glasses are selling online for as little as $7.
Prescription eyeglasses can be costly, but some people are turning to websites to order their frames and lens.