New aspheric aberration profile shows safety, efficacy in treatment of hyperopic astigmatism

WARSAW, Poland — Aspheric femtosecond LASIK offers a reliable method for correction of hyperopic astigmatism, according to one surgeon.The prevalence of hyperopia tends to decline with age, but latent forms often become significant with the onset of presbyopia. Laser treatment is a well-established procedure but not as straightforward as it is for myopic correction, Thomas Kohnen, MD, said at the winter meeting of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons.

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