A: Yes, presbyopia will occur even if you have had LASIK or PRK in the past. Many patients that have had LASIK/PRK early in life to correct their distance vision remain spectacle independent, but the vast majority will require reading glasses sometime between 45-50 years of age. The Conlon Eye Institute has a number of options available that allow this group of patients to continue to remain free from external eyewear for the remainder of their lives.