Contact lens correction of presbyopia
Morgan, Phillip B. & Efron, Nathan (2009) Contact lens correction of presbyopia. Contact Lens & Anterior Eye, 32(4), pp. 191-192.
The ageing population highlights the need to provide effective optical solutions for presbyopic contact lens wearers. However, data gathered from annual contact lens fitting surveys demonstrate that fewer than 40% of contact lens wearers over 45 years of age (virtually all of whom can be presumed to suffer a partial or complete loss of accommodation) are prescribed a presbyopic correction. Furthermore, monovision is prescribed as frequently as multifocal lenses. These observations suggest that an optimal solution to the contact lens correction of presbyopia remains elusive.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Soft Contact Lens, Multifocal contact lens, Monovision, Presbyopia, Fitting, Survey|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > OPTOMETRY AND OPHTHALMOLOGY (111300)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Optometry & Vision Science
|Deposited On:||29 Apr 2010 00:45|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 14:12|
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