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Because many children with farsightedness can "achieve near-normal" on a visual acuity test, some might argue it is not important to detect their condition.
LASIK for farsightedness traditionally had not been regarded as effective as LASIK for nearsightedness.
Together these firms invested more than we were seeking because they understand the enormous benefits of CK, and why people with farsightedness are asking for this new procedure.
She had inquired at the UCLA Laser Refractive Center about surgery to correct her farsightedness, but was told that her aging eyes would make the procedure almost pointless - she would still need reading glasses for her presbyopia.
The ALLEGRETTO WAVE's PerfectPulse Technology automatically determines each individual's unique pre-operative corneal curvature and provides a treatment that not only corrects nearsightedness and farsightedness, but also maintains the cornea's natural shape following treatment.
They developed the first treatment for farsightedness, which is currently available in Europe, and are working on getting final approval for its use in the United States from the Food and Drug Adminstration.
Results show a significant reduction of farsightedness and a significant improvement in distance vision without glasses, and the procedure has won extremely high patient acceptance and satisfaction.
As revolutionary as a laser procedure that vastly improves nearsightedness, a newly approved technique now is available to just about reverse farsightedness.
Surgery promising the nearsighted a life free from eyeglasses or contact lenses could lead to farsightedness, fluctuating vision or weakened corneas more susceptible to infection, according to some researchers.
it was the first new laser platform to be cleared by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in nearly five years, and that clearance was for the highest-ever ranges of nearsightedness and farsightedness.
Farsightedness is a condition that results in images not being in focus and is usually corrected with glasses or contact lenses.
The laser uses each individual's unique pre-operative corneal curvature to determine the treatment that both corrects nearsightedness and farsightedness and maintains the cornea's natural shape.