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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.
Advancements in safety,
Ophthalmology is the branch of medicine that is devoted to the study and treatment of eye diseases. As well as mild visual defects correctable by lenses, ophthalmology is concerned with glaucoma, uveitis and other serious conditions affecting the eye, ...