Surgical correction of presbyopia

Richard S. Davidson, Deepinder Dhaliwal, D. Rex Hamilton, Mitchell Jackson, Larry Patterson, Karl Stonecipher, Sonia H Yoo, Rosa Braga-Mele, Kendall Donaldson

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Presbyopia is the most common refractive disorder for people older than 40 years. It is characterized by a gradual and progressive decrease in accommodative amplitude. Many surgical procedures for the correction of presbyopia exist, with additional procedures on the horizon. This review describes the prevalent theories of presbyopia and discusses the available surgical options for correction. Financial Disclosure Proprietary or commercial disclosures are listed after the references.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)920-930
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 1 2016
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Sensory Systems

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Davidson, R. S., Dhaliwal, D., Hamilton, D. R., Jackson, M., Patterson, L., Stonecipher, K., Yoo, S. H., Braga-Mele, R., & Donaldson, K. (2016). Surgical correction of presbyopia. Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, 42(6), 920-930.