TITLE

Presbyopic LASIK with monovision shows promise in clinical trial

AUTHOR(S)
Hasson, Matt
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News Europe/Asia-Pacific Edition;Dec2008, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses results of a clinical trial for CustomVue LASIK for presbyopia with monovision, conducted at seven centers in the U.S. According to participating surgeon Colman R. Kraff, the majority of patients had postoperative uncorrected near and distance visual acuity of 20/20 or better. At 12 months, 91 percent of patients had a reduced need of spectacles, and results also showed high refractive stability. There was also a decreased incidence of postoperative night vision problems.
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35376236

 

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