Speaker: Presbyopic LASIK treatment targets near, intermediate vision, preserves distance vision

BOSTON – Patients who have undergone previous LASIK will all age and become presbyopic. These are the patients who are motivated to continue a spectacle-free lifestyle, according to a speaker here. “Some of these patients over the years have regressed; some still have some residual refractive error,” Robert Ang, MD, said at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery annual meeting. “These are our patients who come back to us after many years and still want less dependence on spectacles.”

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