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More commonly known as farsightedness, hyperopia makes it difficult for a patient to focus on near objects.
These Systems(1) incorporate a non-contact simultaneous application for correction of hyperopia (farsightedness), presbyopia (loss of focus due to natural aging), and overcorrection resulting from PRK and LASIK treatments for myopia.
The company is focused on revolutionizing the treatment of hyperopia by bringing to market an in-the-office, effective, economical and elegant means of treating a refractive condition that is frustrating to patients.
An international multi-center study on simple hyperopia was opened in December 1999.
Food and Drug Administration approved the Company's HYPERION(TM) LTK System on June 30, 2000 for the temporary reduction of hyperopia in patients with +0.
The TORIC ICL corrects myopia or hyperopia with astigmatism in a single procedure.
This is the first excimer laser system to be recommended for approval for correction of hyperopia.
using the VISX STAR Excimer Laser System(TM) to determine the safety and effectiveness of laser vision correction for hyperopia (farsightedness).
The Kelman Duet(TM) is designed for the treatment of mid- to high-myopia and hyperopia in non-cataract patients.
Conventional refractive error such as myopia (nearsighted), hyperopia (farsighted) and regular astigmatism are static.
In addition, the lens has been extensively studied for the correction of hyperopia (farsightedness), for which there are few good surgical alternatives.