Improve Near Vision

Husband & wife share their experiences after having Fortified CK procedures with Dr. Brian


Tired of Dealing with Blurry Vision when You Look at Something Up Close?

At last, there is an advanced procedure designed to help improve your ability to see up close.

Imagine reading with more clarity.

How nice would it be to pick up your phone and see it – WITHOUT squinting!

Close your eyes and picture yourself shopping without the task of remembering to pack your reading glasses.
This is not a dream anymore – it’s a reality for many people…and can be for you too.

This procedure may be right for you if you answer ‘YES’ to at least 2 of the following questions:

  • Do you feel and look younger than your real age?
  • Do you squint to read?
  • Do you exercise and take care of yourself?
  • Do you give away that you’re over 40 when you put on readers/bifocals?
  • Does that bother you and frustrate you at times?
  • Do you feel like your body is getting older and want to do something about it?
  • Do you feel like your body is “slowly falling apart”?

The problem that many men and women over 40 experience is that their natural lens inside the eye is no longer functioning properly due to muscles that have developed slack around the lens and cannot focus it anymore. THE RESULT: needing readers/bifocals.

Aging isn’t fair, that’s for sure. But fortunately NOW something can be done about your aging eyes.

RejuvaVision™ involves gently applying heat over the muscles to tighten them. It’s like a ‘mini-facelift’ for your reading muscles. This helps your natural lens focus better for up-close vision.

RejuvaVision™ is the latest invention from pioneering eye surgeon Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler who already has numerous eye procedure inventions to his credit over the past 15 years: Holcomb C3-R®, Intacs for Keratoconus, I-Brite®, and Fortified LASIK®.

RejuvaVision™ can greatly reduce your need for readers and/or bifocals.

RejuvaVision™ takes only about 10 minutes. And best of all, only one eye typically needs to be treated!

Dr. Brian, the inventor of RejuvaVision™, uses numbing drops to keep you comfortable during the procedure.

Most people report an improvement in their near vision the very next day. And, you can resume most of your normal activities the next day too. Recovery for most patients is a day or two, with known risks including soreness and redness that typically lasts about a week.

For further information about how RejuvaVision™ can help you, please call our helpful and friendly staff at 310.594.5209

CK (Conductive Keratoplasty)

Need arms this long to read?

CK (conductive keratoplasty) is typically a quick and minimally-invasive procedure for mild to moderate levels of farsightedness (hyperopia). CK is also FDA-approved for patients who need reading glasses. CK can be performed on-site at Dr. Brian’s office located in Beverly Hills. CK can also be used to decrease astigmatism to improve improve quality of distance or reading vision. CK can also improve reading vision after cataract surgery. Potential risks include regression (the effect wearing off), dry eyes, and suboptimal results.


CK uses radio-frequency to reshape the cornea; there are no incisions. CK is a procedure to help patients over 40 who need reading glasses. Patients can typically return to work or their daily routine the next day after the procedure, so “down time” is minimal.

Non-intrusive (no cut) Reassures apprehensive patients
Heat-based techniques Minimal level of invasiveness
No tissue removal Reduces the risk of infection

Multifocal LASIK – Helping Reading Vision

Multifocal LASIK is an advanced type of LASIK that is designed to improve reading vision in patients over the age of 40. Multifocal LASIK can also improve distance vision as well as reading vision in those over 40 years old (if they also need help with distance vision). Dr. Brian programs the laser to sculp a “bifocal”-style lens shape on the cornea in each eye….hence the term “multifocal.”
WHO is the ideal candidate for Multifocal LASIK? Patients over 40 with blurred distance vision AND blurred reading vision. Multifocal LASIK is expected to help patients see improvement in BOTH reading vision and distance vision.
Multifocal LASIK is NOT monovision LASIK (where one eye is strongly corrected for distance vision and the other eye is strongly corrected to reading vision).

Dr. Brian discusses Multi-Focal LASIK to help Reading Vision

Scleral Spacing Procedure

The future for reading vision improvement:

At his practice in Beverly Hills, Dr. Brian participated as an investigator in the clinical trials for a procedure known as Scleral Spacing from 1999 to 2014. This procedure helps patients over the age of 50 strengthen the internal muscles of the eye to reduce the need for reading glasses.

The procedure works by slightly expanding the sclera (white part) of the eye which allows the tiny muscles underneath to work again. The theory is that this allows the lens of the eye to focus again for near vision.

International results have shown this procedure can also be performed after patients have had LASIK to improve their near vision even more.

An original investigator for Phase I, Phase II and Phase III, Dr. Brian has extensive experience with SSP.

Phase I began in 1999 and showed good results and a high margin of safety. The results were published in the peer-reviewed literature.

Phase II of the trial reported that approximately 90% of patients noted their close-up vision to be either better or significantly better, with none of the patients showing any deterioration of their distance vision.

Phase III of the FDA clinical trial finished enrollment in 2012. The approval process will include following patients through 2014. Once follow-up is completed the procedure will be evaluated for approval by the FDA.

The manufacturer of the SSP implants are hopeful to have FDA approval of this procedure by 2020.

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