Surgical options for the correction of presbyopia

Authors: Liu Ting,  Bai Ji,  Yu Ting

DOI: 10.3760/cma.j.issn.2095-0160.2017.06.017
Published 2017-06-10
Cite as Chin J Exp Ophthalmol, 2017,35(06): 567-571.

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Presbyopia is an age-related eye condition, and its most prominent sign is the reduction in the amplitude of accommodation, resulting in the disability to modify the focus from far to near of the eyes.Surgical therapy of presbyopia still remain great challenge for refractive surgeons.Surgical strategies of presbyopia include extraocular (corneal or scleral) and intraocular procedures, such as excimer laser surgery, conductive keratoplasty, INTRACOR, corneal inlays, multiple types of multi-focal or accommodating intraocular lens, laser-assisted presbyopia reversal, scleral expansion bands, etc.Each procedure owns its unique advantages and disadvantages.This review attempted to address the surgical options available and likely to be available in the near future and discuss the key problems in presbyopia procedures.

Key words:

Presbyopia; Refraction, ocular; Ophthalmic surgical procedures

Contributor Information

Liu Ting
Department of Ophthalmology, Daping Hospital and Research Institute of Surgery, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing 400042, China
Bai Ji
Yu Ting
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