Presbyopia treatment options now and on the horizon

    By PineDev

    The large number of patients worldwide with presbyopia creates a unique opportunity for eyecare providers to improve patients’ quality of life, according to George Waring IV, MD, FACS. There are more than 2.1 billion presbyopes worldwide. Dr. Waring noted the many implications of this large number, not just from a quality of life standpoint but also in terms of economic burden related to falls. Many falls are related to bifocal glasses, Dr. Waring said, which most people with presbyopia require at some point in their life.

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