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Patients with presbyopia or nonfunctioning lens may benefit from clear lens surgery

15:30 EST 10 Nov 2017 | Healio

William F. Wiley
NEW ORLEANS — Clear lens surgery may be a better option for patients with presbyopia or a nonfunctional lens than PRK, LASIK or phakic IOL surgery, according to a speaker here.
“Consider removing the lens when the lens is not functioning, particularly in myopic presbyopes, hyperopic presbyopes and hyperopic patients where refractive surgery falls short. In the future we may see further expansion into this space,” William F. Wiley, MD, said at Refractive Surgery Subspecialty Day preceding the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting.
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