Today, renowned eye surgeon, Dr.
Dr. Assil, who is at the forefront of research and technology in eye surgery, will be inserting the Microlens--a tiny hydrophilic acrylic implant shaped like a contact lens--in the cornea of the eye using the same type of laser used in LASIK procedures. Once inserted, it will function like a pair of bifocal glasses.
"Having successfully inserted the Presbia Microlens in patients outside of the U.S., it's very exciting to see the launch of our U.S.
Affecting more than 100 million Americans, presbyopia is a common progressive loss of near vision occurring in individuals primarily between 45-60 years old, causing the need for reading glasses. This is the first of the surgeries, within the study, to be performed in
"We are very pleased to be associated with Dr. Assil and excited for the achievement of this important first step for
For additional information on Dr. Assil, please visit: http://www.AssilEye.com.
For additional information on the study, please visit: http://www.clinicaltrials.gov or http://www.tossyourreaders.com.
Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/06/prweb11917833.htm
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