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Arquivos Brasileiros de Oftalmologia

Print version ISSN 0004-2749On-line version ISSN 1678-2925

Abstract

FERRAZ, Caroline Amaral  and  ALLEMANN, Norma. Presbyopia surgery in phakic patients. Arq. Bras. Oftalmol. [online]. 2004, vol.67, n.3, pp.559-562. ISSN 0004-2749.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0004-27492004000300032.

Presbyopia is characterized as a progressive age-related loss of accommodative amplitude. In recent years, attempts have been made to surgically reverse presbyopia. This article discusses different procedures proposed for treatment of presbyopia in phakic patients.

Keywords : Presbyopia [surgery]; Accommodation, ocular; Sclerostomy [methods]; Vision, binocular; Keratectomy, photorefractive, excimer laser; Lenses, intraocular.

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