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Peeking at the History of Vision Correction [INFOGRAPHIC]

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When it comes to vision correction today, you have a wide range of technologically advanced options, ranging from no-glare glasses to LASIK and cataract surgery, but it may surprise you just how far back the history of vision correction reaches. Examples of vision correction date back over one thousand years, when individuals placed spheres on top of reading materials to magnify the letters. Glasses debuted in Italy in 1284, and the first vision correction surgery was performed in 1898. Check out the history of vision correction in this infographic from Gerstein Eye Institute. We provide the very latest in cutting-edge vision correction surgeries to our patients. Please share this fascinating look at the evolution of vision correction with your family and friends. 

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