Summary: The normal decreasing elasticity of the crystalline lens that leads to loss of accommodation.
Publications251 found, 100 shown here
- The NuLens accommodating intraocular lensJoshua Ben-nun
NuLens Ltd, 15 Maskit Street, Herzliya Pituach, Israel 972 9 9549495
Ophthalmol Clin North Am 19:129-34, vii. 2006..Basic study of the concept of optomechanics in the primate eye led to successful construction and implantation of functioning IOL prototypes...
- Reading performance after implantation of a small-aperture corneal inlay for the surgical correction of presbyopia: Two-year follow-upAlois K Dexl
University Eye Clinic, Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria
J Cataract Refract Surg 37:525-31. 2011..To evaluate the change in reading-performance parameters after implantation of the Kamra small-aperture intracorneal inlay over a 2-year follow-up...
- Intracorneal inlay to correct presbyopia: Long-term resultsOmer F Yilmaz
Beyoglu Eye Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
J Cataract Refract Surg 37:1275-81. 2011..To evaluate the long-term visual results of Acufocus ACI-7000 (now Kamra) intracorneal inlay implantation in presbyopic phakic patients...
- [Accommodative intraocular lenses--principles of clinical evaluation and current results]O K Klaproth
Klinik fur Augenheilkunde, Goethe Universitat Frankfurt am Main, Theodor Stern Kai 7, Frankfurt am Main
Klin Monbl Augenheilkd 228:666-75. 2011A potential option for the correction of presbyopia after cataract extraction or refractive lens exchange is the implantation of accommodative intraocular lenses (IOL)...
- One-year visual outcomes and patient satisfaction after surgical correction of presbyopia with an intracorneal inlay of a new designAlois K Dexl
University Eye Clinic, Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria
J Cataract Refract Surg 38:262-9. 2012..To evaluate the safety and efficacy of the third-generation Kamra corneal inlay (ACI 7000PDT) implanted monocularly in corneal pockets of emmetropic presbyopic patients to improve near and intermediate vision...
- Correction of presbyopia with a small aperture corneal inlayGeorge O Waring
Revision Advanced Laser Eye Center, Columbus, Ohio 43240, USA
J Refract Surg 27:842-5. 2011..To assess the efficacy of a small aperture corneal inlay (KAMRA, AcuFocus Inc) to improve near vision in emmetropic presbyopes...
- Intracorneal inlay for the surgical correction of presbyopiaOmer F Yilmaz
Beyoglu Eye Research and Education Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
J Cataract Refract Surg 34:1921-7. 2008..To evaluate the clinical safety and efficacy of the ACI-7000 intracorneal inlay in increasing the depth of field in emmetropic presbyopic patients...
- Central and peripheral corneal iron deposits after implantation of a small-aperture corneal inlay for correction of presbyopiaAlois K Dexl
University Eye Clinic, Paracelus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria, Germany
J Refract Surg 27:876-80. 2011To describe central and peripheral corneal iron deposition after implantation of the AcuFocus corneal inlay (ACI 7000, AcuFocus Inc) for the surgical correction of presbyopia.
- Optical modeling of a corneal inlay in real eyes to increase depth of focus: optimum centration and residual defocusJuan Tabernero
Laboratorio de Optica, Universidad de Murcia, Murcia, Spain
J Cataract Refract Surg 38:270-7. 2012..To determine the optimum position to center a small-aperture corneal inlay and the effect of residual defocus in the surgical eye to maximize depth of focus...
- Presbyopia: the first stage of nuclear cataract?S J McGinty
Save Sight Institute, Sydney, and Institute for Biomolecular Science, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia
Ophthalmic Res 38:137-48. 2006b>Presbyopia, the inability to accommodate, affects almost everyone at middle age...
- In vitro dimensions and curvatures of human lensesAlexandre M Rosen
Ophthalmic Biophysics Center, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
Vision Res 46:1002-9. 2006..Together, these observations provide additional support for the Helmholtz theory of accommodation...
- Presbyopic spectacle coverage, willingness to pay for near correction, and the impact of correcting uncorrected presbyopia in adults in Zanzibar, East AfricaHeidi R Laviers
International Centre for Eye Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 51:1234-41. 2010To assess presbyopic spectacle coverage, willingness to pay, and the impact of correcting uncorrected presbyopia in individuals 40 years of age and older in Zanzibar and whether assessment of presbyopia can be incorporated into Rapid ..
- Presbyopia and the optical changes in the human crystalline lens with ageA Glasser
School of Optometry, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Vision Res 38:209-29. 1998..These data provide additional evidence for predominantly lens-based theories of presbyopia. Further, these results show that there are substantial optical changes in the human lens with increasing age ..
- Short-term cell death and inflammation after intracorneal inlay implantation in rabbitsMarcony R Santhiago
The Cole Eye Institute, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
J Refract Surg 28:144-9. 2012To investigate the cell death and inflammatory response to insertion of the KAMRA inlay (AcuFocus Inc) for presbyopia.
- Refractive surgical correction of presbyopia with the AcuFocus small aperture corneal inlay: two-year follow-upOrang Seyeddain
University Eye Clinic, Paracelsus Medical University, Müllner Hauptstraße 48, A 5020 Salzburg, Austria
J Refract Surg 26:707-15. 2010..To evaluate the safety and efficacy of the AcuFocus Corneal Inlay 7000 (ACI 7000) implanted in emmetropic presbyopic patients for the improvement of near and intermediate vision over 2-year follow-up...
- Intraocular lenses for presbyopia correction: past, present, and futureAlejandro Lichtinger
Department of Ophthalmology, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Curr Opin Ophthalmol 23:40-6. 2012To discuss the development of presbyopia-correcting intraocular lenses (IOLs), what we have learned since their introduction a few decades ago, what are the options currently on the market, and where the technology is heading in the future...
- Small-aperture corneal inlay for the correction of presbyopia: 3-year follow-upOrang Seyeddain
University Eye Clinic, Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria
J Cataract Refract Surg 38:35-45. 2012..To report the 3-year postoperative safety and efficacy outcomes of the Acufocus corneal inlay...
- Femtosecond laser-assisted corneal pocket creation using a mask for inlay implantationDimitrios I Bouzoukis
Institute of Vision and Optics, University of Crete, Greece
J Refract Surg 27:818-20. 2011..the technique of femtosecond laser-assisted intracorneal pocket creation, using a mask for the implantation of a corneal inlay in the non-dominant eye of a 56-year-old, emmetropic, presbyopic woman for the correction of presbyopia.
- Refractive error and presbyopia among adults in FijiGarry Brian
The Fred Hollows Foundation New Zealand, Auckland, New Zealand
Ophthalmic Epidemiol 18:75-82. 2011To characterize refractive error, presbyopia and their correction among adults aged ≥ 40 years in Fiji, and contribute to a regional overview of these conditions.
- Visual outcomes and safety of a refractive corneal inlay for presbyopia using femtosecond laserAliki N Limnopoulou
Department of Opthalmology, Vardinoyannion Eye Institute of Crete, Crete, Greece
J Refract Surg 29:12-8. 2013To evaluate the outcomes and safety of a refractive inlay (Flexivue Micro-Lens, Presbia Coöperatief U.A.) for the corneal compensation of presbyopia.
- Correction of presbyopia by technovision central multifocal LASIK (presbyLASIK)Jorge L Alio
Ophthalmology Department, Miguel Hernandez University, Alicante, Spain
J Refract Surg 22:453-60. 2006..To investigate central multifocal presbyLASIK based on the creation of a central hyperpositive area...
- The mechanism of accommodation and presbyopiaRonald A Schachar
Department of Physics, University of Texas at Arlington, PO Box 601149, Dallas, TX 75360, USA
Int Ophthalmol Clin 46:39-61. 2006
- One-year safety and efficacy results of a hydrogel inlay to improve near vision in patients with emmetropic presbyopiaEnrique Barragan Garza
Laser Ocular hidalgo, Nuevo Leone, Mexico
J Refract Surg 29:166-72. 2013To conduct a feasibility study of the safety and efficacy of a corneal contouring inlay as a treatment for emmetropic presbyopia.
- [Effect of intrastromal correction of presbyopia with femtosecond laser (INTRACOR) on mesopic contrast sensitivity]A Fitting
International Vision Correction Research Centre, Universitäts Augenklinik Heidelberg
Ophthalmologe 109:1001-7. 2012The aim of this study was to examine the mesopic contrast sensitivity (CS) and glare sensitivity following intrastromal femtosecond laser correction of presbyopia (INTRACOR).
- Monovision outcomes in presbyopic individuals after refractive surgeryS Jain
Corneal and Refractive Surgery Service, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, The Schepens Eye Research Institute, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
Ophthalmology 108:1430-3. 2001..CONCLUSIONS: Monovision may be a valuable option for presbyopic individuals considering refractive surgery. Crossed monovision can result in satisfactory visual outcomes...
- Functional presbyopia in a rural Kenyan population: the unmet presbyopic needJustin C Sherwin
Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 36:245-51. 2008b>Presbyopia is the most common reason for requiring spectacles in low-income regions, although the unmet need for presbyopic spectacles in these regions is very high...
- An improved spinning lens test to determine the stiffness of the human lensH J Burd
Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PJ, UK
Exp Eye Res 92:28-39. 2011It is widely accepted that age-related changes in lens stiffness are significant for the development of presbyopia. However, precise details on the relative importance of age-related changes in the stiffness of the lens, in comparison ..
- Intrastromal correction of presbyopia using a femtosecond laser systemLuis Antonio Ruiz
Centro Oftalmológico Colombiano, Bogota, Colombia
J Refract Surg 25:847-54. 2009To introduce a new, minimally invasive intrastromal correction for presbyopia (INTRACOR procedure) using the TECHNOLAS femtosecond laser system (Technolas Perfect Vision GmbH).
- Early outcomes of INTRACOR femtosecond laser treatment for presbyopiaMike P Holzer
University of Heidelberg, Department of Ophthalmology, International Vision Correction Research Centre, Germany
J Refract Surg 25:855-61. 2009To investigate early functional outcomes of the INTRACOR femtosecond laser-based intrastromal procedure to treat presbyopia.
- Presbyopia. Emerging from a blur towards an understanding of the molecular basis for this most common eye conditionRoger John Truscott
Save Sight Institute, University of Sydney, NSW 2001, Australia
Exp Eye Res 88:241-7. 2009..Understanding such processes may allow us to glimpse the origin both of presbyopia and age-related nuclear cataract.
- Prevalence of uncorrected refractive errors, presbyopia and spectacle coverage in marine fishing communities in South India: Rapid Assessment of Visual Impairment (RAVI) projectSrinivas Marmamula
Allen Foster Community Eye Health Research Centre, L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad Bausch, India
Ophthalmic Physiol Opt 32:149-55. 2012To investigate the prevalence of uncorrected refractive errors, presbyopia and spectacle coverage in subjects aged 40 years or more using a novel Rapid Assessment of Visual Impairment (RAVI) methodology.
- Restoration of accommodation: surgical options for correction of presbyopiaAdrian Glasser
College of Optometry, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204, USA
Clin Exp Optom 91:279-95. 2008..b>Presbyopia, the gradual age-related loss of accommodation, occurs primarily through a gradual age-related stiffening of the ..
- Impact of presbyopia on quality of life in a rural African settingIlesh Patel
Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Ophthalmology 113:728-34. 2006To determine the impact of uncorrected presbyopia on quality of life in rural Tanzania.
- Uncorrected refractive errors, presbyopia and spectacle coverage: results from a rapid assessment of refractive error surveySrinivas Marmamula
L V Prasad Eye Institute, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad 500 034, India
Ophthalmic Epidemiol 16:269-74. 2009To investigate the prevalence of uncorrected refractive errors, presbyopia and spectacle coverage in subjects aged 15-50 years using rapid assessment methodology in the Mahabubnagar district of Andhra Pradesh, India.
- Making perceptual learning practical to improve visual functionsUri Polat
Goldschleger Eye Research Institute, Tel Aviv University, Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, 52621 Tel Hashomer, Israel
Vision Res 49:2566-73. 2009..learning method that previously used (amblyopia, myopia) and a novel technique and results that were applied for presbyopia. In general, subjects were trained for contrast detection of Gabor targets under lateral masking conditions...
- Presbyopia and cataract: a question of heat and timeRoger J W Truscott
Save Sight Institute, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
Prog Retin Eye Res 29:487-99. 2010..Secondly, it will be extremely challenging to examine the origin of human age-related conditions, such as presbyopia and nuclear cataract, using traditional laboratory animals...
- Monovision: a reviewBruce J W Evans
Neville Chappell Research Clinic, Institute of Optometry, 56 62 Newington Causeway, London SE1 6DS, UK
Ophthalmic Physiol Opt 27:417-39. 2007In presbyopia, patients can no longer obtain clear vision at distance and near. Monovision is a method of correcting presbyopia where one eye is focussed for distance vision and the other for near...
- The eye in focus: accommodation and presbyopiaW Neil Charman
Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester, Sackville Street, Manchester, United Kingdom
Clin Exp Optom 91:207-25. 2008..Other factors may also contribute in an, as yet, unquantified way and a full understanding of the origins of presbyopic change remains elusive...
- Presbyopia and heat: changes associated with aging of the human lens suggest a functional role for the small heat shock protein, alpha-crystallin, in maintaining lens flexibilityKarl R Heys
Save Sight Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2001, Australia
Aging Cell 6:807-15. 2007b>Presbyopia, the inability to focus up close, affects everyone by age 50 and is the most common eye condition. It is thought to result from changes to the lens over time making it less flexible...
- Neuroadaptation of presbyopia-correcting intraocular lensesSusan M Pepin
Dartmouth Medical School, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
Curr Opin Ophthalmol 19:10-2. 2008..Technology is only improving these options for presbyopic-correcting intraocular lenses. Surgeons must consider the possible neuroadaptation abilities in patients that may help in the success of using these lenses...
- Global vision impairment due to uncorrected presbyopiaBrien A Holden
International Centre for Eyecare Education, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Arch Ophthalmol 126:1731-9. 2008To evaluate the personal and community burdens of uncorrected presbyopia.
- Correction of refractive error and presbyopia in Timor-LesteJ Ramke
The International Centre for Eyecare Education, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Br J Ophthalmol 91:860-6. 2007To investigate the aspects of spectacle correction of vision-impairing refractive error and presbyopia in those aged >or=40 years in Timor-Leste.
- Biometric, optical and physical changes in the isolated human crystalline lens with age in relation to presbyopiaA Glasser
College of Optometry, University of Houston, TX 77204, USA
Vision Res 39:1991-2015. 1999..reinforce the conclusion that lens hardening must be considered as an important factor in the development of presbyopia, that age changes in the human lens are not limited to the loss of accommodation that characterizes presbyopia ..
- A population-based assessment of presbyopia in the state of Andhra Pradesh, south India: the Andhra Pradesh Eye Disease StudyPraveen K Nirmalan
International Center for Advancement of Rural Eye Care, L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India
Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 47:2324-8. 2006To determine the prevalence of presbyopia in the state of Andhra Pradesh in south India.
- Femtosecond laser induced flexibility change of human donor lensesSilvia Schumacher
Laser Zentrum Hannover e V, Hollerithallee 8, 30419 Hanover, Germany
Vision Res 49:1853-9. 2009..A permanent treatment method for presbyopia which offers a dynamic accommodation ability is a recent field of study...
- [Light adjustable lens. New options for customized correction of presbyopia]F H Hengerer
Universitats Augenklinik, Knappschaftskrankenhaus, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, In der Schornau 23 25, 44892, Bochum, Deutschland
Ophthalmologe 109:676-82. 2012The aim of this study was a prospective evaluation of new algorithms for the treatment of presbyopia using a light-adjustable intraocular lens (LAL).
- Distance and near visual acuity improvement after implantation of multifocal intraocular lenses in cataract patients with presbyopia: a systematic reviewBlaise Agresta
Health Economics and Outcomes Research, IMS Health, London, UK
J Refract Surg 28:426-35. 2012....
- Multifocal intraocular lens implantation in prepresbyopic patients with unilateral cataractPhilipp C Jacobi
Department of Ophthalmology, University of Cologne, Joseph Stelzmannstrasse 9, 50931 Cologne, Germany
Ophthalmology 109:680-6. 2002..To evaluate the benefits of implantation of a zonal-progressive multifocal intraocular lens (IOL) in prepresbyopic patients with unilateral cataract...
- Impact of corneal aberrations on through-focus image quality of presbyopia-correcting intraocular lenses using an adaptive optics bench systemLen Zheleznyak
Flaum Eye Institute, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14624, USA
J Cataract Refract Surg 38:1724-33. 2012To measure the impact of corneal aberrations on the through-focus image quality of presbyopia-correcting intraocular lenses (IOLs) using an adaptive optics IOL metrology system.
- Reading performance and patient satisfaction after corneal inlay implantation for presbyopia correction: two-year follow-upAlois K Dexl
Department of Ophthalmology, Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria
J Cataract Refract Surg 38:1808-16. 2012To evaluate change in reading performance parameters after monocular Kamra corneal inlay implantation for the surgical correction of presbyopia.
- Corneal approach to hyperopic presbyopia treatment: six-month outcomes of a new multifocal excimer laser in situ keratomileusis procedureAndrea Ryan
Department of Refractive Surgery, Mater Private Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
J Cataract Refract Surg 39:1226-33. 2013To report the safety and efficacy of treatment of hyperopic presbyopia with a new multifocal corneal laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) procedure, Supracor.
- Comparing the rate of regression after conductive keratoplasty with or without prior laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis or photorefractive keratectomyMajid Moshirfar
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Utah, John A Moran Eye Center, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Middle East Afr J Ophthalmol 19:377-81. 2012..To assess the regression rate of conductive keratoplasty (CK) in patients with or without previous laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) or photorefractive keratectomy (PRK)...
- Small-aperture corneal inlay implantation to treat presbyopia after laser in situ keratomileusisMinoru Tomita
Shinagawa LASIK Center, Tokyo, Japan
J Cataract Refract Surg 39:898-905. 2013To evaluate the visual outcomes after implantation of a Kamra small-aperture corneal inlay into a femtosecond-created corneal pocket to treat presbyopia in patients who had previous laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK).
- Keratectasia after treating presbyopia with INTRACOR followed by SUPRACOR enhancementSuphi Taneri
Eye Department, St Francis Hospital, Muenster, Germany
J Refract Surg 29:573-6. 2013To report a case of unilateral keratectasia after INTRACOR, which was followed by an additional excimer LASIK enhancement with a new presbyopia-correcting ablation profile.
- Femtosecond laser correction of presbyopia (INTRACOR) in emmetropes using a modified patternBettina C Thomas
International Vision Corection Research Centre, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Heidelberg, Germany
J Refract Surg 28:872-8. 2012To evaluate functional results and corneal changes after femtosecond laser correction of presbyopia (INTRACOR, Technolas Perfect Vision GmbH) in emmetropes using a modified treatment pattern over a 12-month period.
- LASIK in the presbyopic age group: safety, efficacy, and predictability in 40- to 69-year-old patientsRamon C Ghanem
Department of Ophthalmology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and Schepens Eye Research Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Ophthalmology 114:1303-10. 2007..To report the safety, efficacy, and predictability of LASIK in a presbyopic population and to examine possible differences between age groups...
- Ocular integrity after anterior ciliary sclerotomy and scleral ablation by the Er:YAG laserMitsutoshi Ito
Minamiaoyama Eye Clinic, 2 27 25 Minamiaoyama, Minato ku, Tokyo 107 0062, Japan
J Refract Surg 21:77-81. 2005To establish the risk of ocular rupture after proposed surgical reversal of presbyopia by anterior ciliary sclerotomy (ACS) or by the Er:YAG laser (HOYA Continuum, Tokyo, Japan).
- Aspheric wavefront-guided LASIK to treat hyperopic presbyopia: 12-month results with the VISX platformW Bruce Jackson
University of Ottawa Eye Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
J Refract Surg 27:519-29. 2011..To evaluate an aspheric ablation profile to improve near vision in presbyopic patients with hyperopia and to outline the key factors of success...
- Anticipation of presbyopia in Portuguese familial amyloidosis ATTR V30MMelo Beirão
Opthalmology, Centro Hospitalar do Porto, Porto, Portugal
Amyloid 18:92-7. 2011..if Portuguese patients with familial amyloidosis, liver transplanted and not, have an earlier development of presbyopia compared with a normal population and its relation with the presence or the absence of anterior capsule ..
- Implantation of scleral expansion band segments for the treatment of presbyopiaMujtaba A Qazi
Pepose Vision Institute, Chesterfield, Missouri 63017, USA
Am J Ophthalmol 134:808-15. 2002....
- Refractive error and presbyopia in timor-leste: the impact of 5 years of a national spectacle programJacqueline Ramke
The Fred Hollows Foundation New Zealand, Auckland, New Zealand
Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 53:434-9. 2012To characterize refractive error, presbyopia, and spectacle correction among adults aged ≥40 years in Timor-Leste in 2010 and examine the impact of the National Spectacle Program by comparing results to those obtained 5 years earlier.
- Designing multifocal corneal models to correct presbyopia by laser ablationAixa Alarcón
University of Granada, Laboratory of Vision Sciences and ApplicationsLaboratory of Vision Sciences and Applications, Department of Optics, Edificio Mecenas, Facultad de Ciencias, Avda Fuentenueva s n, 18071 Granada, Spain
J Biomed Opt 17:018001. 2012Two multifocal corneal models and an aspheric model designed to correct presbyopia by corneal photoablation were evaluated...
- Removability of a small aperture intracorneal inlay for presbyopia correctionJorge L Alio
Vissum Corporación, Alicante, Spain
J Refract Surg 29:550-6. 2013..To evaluate the safety of the corneal inlay removal procedure and the reversibility of visual acuities, corneal topography, and corneal biomicroscopy changes in a series of cases...
- Massive increase in the stiffness of the human lens nucleus with age: the basis for presbyopia?Karl Robert Heys
Australian Cataract Research Foundation, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia
Mol Vis 10:956-63. 2004..To determine the stiffness of different regions of human lenses as a function of age, and to correlate the biophysical measurements in the lens center with nuclear water content...
- Anterior ciliary sclerotomy using collagen T-shaped implants for treatment of presbyopiaBoris Malyugin
Fyodorov Eye Microsurgery Complex, Beskudnikovsky Blvd, 59 A, Moscow 127486, Russian Federation
Ann Ophthalmol (Skokie) 40:130-6. 2008..The study revealed that anterior ciliary sclerotomy with collagen T-shaped implants for the treatment of presbyopia is a safe procedure, but the effect is temporary and diminishes with time.
- Visual outcomes and corneal changes after intrastromal femtosecond laser correction of presbyopiaNardine Menassa
Department of Ophthalmology, International Vision Correction Research Centre, University Hospital of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
J Cataract Refract Surg 38:765-73. 2012To assess the effect of intrastromal femtosecond laser presbyopia treatment on uncorrected near visual acuity (UNVA) and corneal integrity over an 18-month period.
- Accommodative intraocular lenses: current statusH Burkhard Dick
Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany
Curr Opin Ophthalmol 16:8-26. 2005..With accommodative effort, the capsular bag expands and the springs express kinetic energy, which might allow the optics to separate as the anterior lens moves forward...
- The mechanism of presbyopiaSusan A Strenk
Department of Surgery, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Piscataway, NJ 08855, USA
Prog Retin Eye Res 24:379-93. 2005..Accommodative loss begins during childhood, with symptomatic presbyopia, or presbyopia that affects one's day to day activities, striking during midlife...
- Corneal multifocality with excimer laser for presbyopia correctionJorge L Alio
VISSUM Instituto Oftalmologico de Alicante, Universidad Miguel Hernandez, Alicante, Spain
Curr Opin Ophthalmol 20:264-71. 2009..To offer a comprehensive perspective on corneal multifocality created by excimer laser surgery, with the different approaches used for the purpose and its reported outcomes...
- Comparison of multifocal and monovision soft contact lens corrections in patients with low-astigmatic presbyopiaKathryn Richdale
The Ohio State University College of Optometry, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
Optom Vis Sci 83:266-73. 2006..The purpose of this study was to assess visual performance and patient satisfaction with two presbyopic soft contact lens modalities...
- Objective evaluation of through-focus optical performance of presbyopia-correcting intraocular lenses using an optical bench systemMyoung Joon Kim
Flaum Eye Institute, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, USA
J Cataract Refract Surg 37:1305-12. 2011TO evaluate spherical aberration and through-focus optical performances of 5 presbyopia-correcting and 2 monofocal intraocular lenses (IOLs).
- Correction of presbyopia in hyperopia with a center-distance, paracentral-near technique using the Technolas 217z platformRoberto Pinelli
Istituto Laser Microchirurgia Oculare, Brescia, Italy
J Refract Surg 24:494-500. 2008To analyze the results of hyperopic patients treated with a peripheral presbyLASIK algorithm for the correction of presbyopia.
- Monitoring and evaluation of refractive error and presbyopia for Vision 2020Garry Brian
The Fred Hollows Foundation New Zealand
Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 38:249-54; quiz 327-9. 2010To develop output and outcome indicators for the correction of refractive error and presbyopia to a level comparable with those advocated by Vision 2020 for cataract.
- Reading performance after implantation of a modified corneal inlay design for the surgical correction of presbyopia: 1-year follow-upAlois K Dexl
University Eye Clinic, Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria
Am J Ophthalmol 153:994-1001.e2. 2012..To evaluate change in different reading performance parameters after monocular ACI7000PDT corneal inlay implantation for the improvement of near and intermediate vision...
- Uncorrected refractive error and presbyopia: accommodating the unmet needRupert R A Bourne
Br J Ophthalmol 91:848-50. 2007
- Comparison of through-focus image sharpness across five presbyopia-correcting intraocular lensesJay S Pepose
Pepose Vision Institute, and the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63017, USA
Am J Ophthalmol 154:20-28.e1. 2012To assess through-focus polychromatic image sharpness of 5 FDA-approved presbyopia-correcting intraocular lenses (IOLs) through a range of object vergences and pupil diameters using an image sharpness algorithm.
- Dynamic aspects of accommodation: age and presbyopiaJohn A Mordi
School of Optometry, Inter American University, Hato Rey, Puerto Rico 00918, USA
Vision Res 44:591-601. 2004..The results are consistent with the Hess-Gullstrand theory of presbyopia.
- Optical surface optimization for the correction of presbyopiaGuang ming Dai
VISX, Inc, Santa Clara, CA 95051, USA
Appl Opt 45:4184-95. 2006b>Presbyopia, the gradual loss of accommodation that accompanies aging, can be corrected by creating asphericity in the optical path of the eye...
- Anterior ciliary sclerotomy for treatment of presbyopia: a prospective controlled studyDavid Rex Hamilton
Jules Stein Eye Institute and the UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
Ophthalmology 109:1970-6; discussion 1976-7. 2002..To examine the safety and efficacy of anterior ciliary sclerotomy to restore accommodation in the presbyopic eye...
- Associations of presbyopia with vision-targeted health-related quality of lifePeter J McDonnell
Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, Irvine, USA
Arch Ophthalmol 121:1577-81. 2003To evaluate the associations of presbyopia and its correction, particularly monovision optical correction, with vision-targeted health-related quality of life.
- Pseudo-accommodative cornea: a new concept for correction of presbyopiaAlain Telandro
CAP OPHTALMOLOGIE, Cannes, France
J Refract Surg 20:S714-7. 2004Efficacy, predictability, stability, and safety of multifocal ablation with a peripheral near zone for correction of myopia, hyperopia, and presbyopia was assessed.
- [Phakic intraocular lens for presbyopia correction]Caroline Amaral Ferraz
Departamento de Oftalmologia, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brasil
Arq Bras Oftalmol 70:603-8. 2007To evaluate clinical and refractive results of anterior chamber multifocal phakic intraocular lens Newlife for presbyopia correction considering uncorrected far and near visual acuity and refraction data and also to evaluate safety of ..
- Performance of presbyopia-correcting intraocular lenses in distance optical bench testsW Andrew Maxwell
California Eye Institute, Fresno, California, USA
J Cataract Refract Surg 35:166-71. 2009To compare the optical performance of 6 presbyopia-correcting intraocular lenses (IOLs) of different designs (accommodating or multifocal and aspheric or spheric).
- Comparison of Acri. Smart multifocal IOL, crystalens AT-45 accommodative IOL, and Technovision presbyLASIK for correcting presbyopiaSudi Patel
Research and Development Department, VISSUM Instituto Oftalmologico de Alicante, Spain
J Refract Surg 24:294-9. 2008..Smart [multifocal] and AT-45 [accommodative]) for correction of distance and near visual acuity with a LASIK procedure for presbyopia (presbyLASIK) and a control group fitted with a standard distance-correcting monofocal IOL (Acrysof).
- Femtosecond laser in situ keratomileusis versus conductive keratoplasty to obtain monovision in patients with emmetropic presbyopiaMohammad Ghassan Ayoubi
Private laser clinic, Southampton, United Kingdom
J Cataract Refract Surg 36:997-1002. 2010..To compare visual outcomes, complications, and patient satisfaction after femtosecond laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) and conductive keratoplasty (CK)...
- Maximizing satisfaction with presbyopia-correcting intraocular lenses: the missing linksJay S Pepose
Pepose Vision Institute, Chesterfield, MO 63017, USA
Am J Ophthalmol 146:641-8. 2008To critically analyze recent studies of presbyopia-correcting intraocular lenses (IOLs) and to examine opportunities to enhance patient satisfaction further.
- Accommodation and presbyopia: the ciliary neuromuscular viewMary Ann Croft
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Wisconsin, F4 328 CSC, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792, USA
Ophthalmol Clin North Am 19:13-24, v. 2006b>Presbyopia (literally, "old eye"), the age-related loss of the ability to accommodate, is the most common ocular affliction in the world...
- Refractive lens exchange for presbyopiaShahram Kashani
The Queen s Hospital, BHR Hospitals NHS Trust, Ophthalmology Department, Romford, Essex RM7 OAG, United Kingdom
Cont Lens Anterior Eye 31:117-21. 2008True presbyopia correction still remains one of the main challenges amongst eye professionals...
- Scleral expansion bands for presbyopiaF J Malecaze
Service Ophtalmologie, , Place Dr Baylac, 31059 Toulouse Cedex, France
Ophthalmology 108:2165-71. 2001..CONCLUSIONS: In this study, the outcome of the SEB intervention was characterized by inconsistent and unpredictable results with a low level of patient satisfaction...
- LASIK for hyperopic astigmatism and presbyopia using micro-monovision with the Carl Zeiss Meditec MEL80 platformDan Z Reinstein
London Vision Clinic, London, UK
J Refract Surg 25:37-58. 2009To evaluate the monocular and binocular outcomes of LASIK for a micro-monovision protocol for the correction of hyperopic astigmatism and presbyopia.
- Refractive enhancement following presbyopia-correcting intraocular lens implantationMarian Sue Macsai
Department of Ophthalmology, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Illinois 060026, USA
Curr Opin Ophthalmol 19:18-21. 2008b>Presbyopia-correcting intraocular lenses are widely available. Residual ametropia is one of the most common issues that can result in patient dissatisfaction...
- Presbyopia correcting intraocular lenses: what do I do?Randall J Olson
Am J Ophthalmol 145:593-4. 2008
- Presbyopia, accommodation, and the mature catenaryD J Coleman
Department of Ophthalmology, The New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
Ophthalmology 108:1544-51. 2001..Variable results with surgical procedures for presbyopia are also predictable with the model. These results can be used to provide a basis for intraocular lens design.
- Myopic astigmatism and presbyopia trialHoward Savage
Ambulatory Care Center, Department of Ophthalmology, George Washington University, Washington, DC 20037, USA
Am J Ophthalmol 135:628-32. 2003No prospective double-masked study has evaluated whether low astigmatism benefits or harms patients with presbyopia, whose intermediate and near vision might theoretically benefit from enhanced depth of focus provided by astigmatism...
- Surgical treatment of presbyopia: scleral, corneal, and lenticularGeorges Baikoff
Clinique Monticelli, Marseille, France
Curr Opin Ophthalmol 15:365-9. 2004..most of the problems concerning myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism, it is perfectly understandable that the surgical treatment of presbyopia should be next on the agenda. It is a new challenge where every possible aspect is explored.
- Growth of the lens: in vitro observationsRobert C Augusteyn
Institute for Eye Research and the Vision Cooperative Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Clin Exp Optom 91:226-39. 2008..the normal functioning of the human lens and its role in the development of disorders of vision, such as presbyopia and cataract, requires a thorough knowledge of how the lens grows and how its properties change with age...
- Numerical modelling of the accommodating lensH J Burd
Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford, Parks Road, OX1 3PJ, Oxford, UK
Vision Res 42:2235-251. 2002..than the 29-year lens, suggesting that the modelling procedure is capable of capturing at least some of the features of presbyopia. The model of the 11-year lens shows some anomalous behaviour, and reasons for this are explored.
- Comparison of diffractive and refractive multifocal intraocular lenses in presbyopia treatmentAnte Barisić
Eye Clinic Svjetlost, Zagreb, Croatia
Coll Antropol 32:27-31. 2008..Multifocal), (N=100 eyes, 50 patients) and refractive (ReZoom), (N=100 eyes, 50 patients) MFIOL to patients with presbyopia and hyperopia...
- [Combined implantation of monofocal and multifocal intraocular lenses for presbyopia correction in cataract patients]S Mayer
Klinik fur Augenheilkunde, Vivantes Klinikum Neukölln, Berlin
Klin Monbl Augenheilkd 225:812-7. 2008..The purpose of this study was to assess uncorrected far and near vision after implantation of a multifocal intraocular lens (IOL) in the second eye in patients with a unilateral monofocal IOL...
- Conductive keratoplasty for presbyopia: 1-year resultsJason E Stahl
Durrie Vision, 5520 College Blvd, Ste 201, Overland Park, KS 66211, USA
J Refract Surg 22:137-44. 2006To assess the safety, efficacy, and stability of conductive keratoplasty (CK) in the treatment of presbyopia.
- Changes in the internal structure of the human crystalline lens with age and accommodationM Dubbelman
Department of Physics and Medical Technology, VU Medical Centre, PO Box 7057, 1007 MB, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Vision Res 43:2363-75. 2003..With age, the distance between the sulcus (centre of the nucleus) and the cornea does not change. With accommodation, the nucleus becomes thicker, but the thickness of the cortex remains constant...
- Adjustable Injectable Intraocular LensShiao Chang; Fiscal Year: 2007..The injectable, accommodating light adjustable intraocular lens system proposed to address presbyopia in the cataract patient is comprised of an injectable, gel-filled capsular lens with an adjustable, anterior ..
- Development Of An Eye Drop To Treat PresbyopiaWilliam H Garner; Fiscal Year: 2012DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Encore Vision has identified an innovative treatment for Presbyopia. The aim of the proposed phase I studies is to develop a topical ocular formulation of our co-drug to achieve therapeutic levels of ..
- Mechanisms of lens growth regulationXiaohua Gong; Fiscal Year: 2013DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Presbyopia and age-related cataracts (ARC) are two of the most common age-related ocular disorders, and there is no effective way to delay or prevent them...
- MRI Biometry of the Pseudophakic Cadaver EyeSusan A Strenk; Fiscal Year: 2010..b>Presbyopia is the loss of accommodation with age and industry efforts to provide surgical correction for presbyopia are ..
- In Vivo Evaluation of PresbyopiaKathryn Richdale; Fiscal Year: 2013..clinician- scientist and 2) further elucidate the structural and mechanical changes associated with presbyopia. One of the NIH's new Roadmap initiatives is to create interdisciplinary research teams that are more "..
- A DATABASE OF IOL POSITION AND BEHAVIORSusan A Strenk; Fiscal Year: 2010..b>Presbyopia is the loss of accommodation with age and industry efforts to provide surgical correction for presbyopia are ..
- ACCOMMODATIVE CONTACT LENs FOR PRESBYOPIC CORRECTIONHongrui Jiang; Fiscal Year: 2011DESCRIPTION (Provided by the applicant) Abstract: Presbyopia is the most common ocular affliction and presents an extraordinary public health issue...
- Optical coherence tomography equipped wavefront system for studying accommodationJi chang He; Fiscal Year: 2013..study of accommodation is interesting to public health because age-related loss of the accommodation leads to presbyopia in almost every eye and meanwhile inaccurate accommodation increases the risk to develop myopia in ..
- Electro-optic adaptive eyeglass for correction of presbyopiaGuoqiang Li; Fiscal Year: 2013Electro-optic adaptive eyeglass for correction of presbyopia Abstract Presbyopia is an age-related loss of accommodation of the human eye that manifests itself as inability to shift focus from distant to near objects...
- Curvature Changing Accommodating IOLJames T Schwiegerling; Fiscal Year: 2012DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Presbyopia is an age-related disorder in which the crystalline lens becomes less flexible, leading to an inability to focus on near objects...
- Optomechanical characteristics of lens accommodationFabrice Manns; Fiscal Year: 2013..and to generate new knowledge that will accelerate the development of implants and surgical approaches to treat presbyopia. The project addresses two critical barriers: a) the need for instruments and techniques that measure the ..
- Biomechanical understanding of accommodation mechanism with Brillouin microscopyGiuliano Scarcelli; Fiscal Year: 2013..by applicant): Every person beyond the age of 50 experiences severe decline of accommodation, leading to presbyopia, with negative consequences in terms of quality of life and work performance...
- Homocysteine's role in the causation of presbyopiaCHARLES PRINCE; Fiscal Year: 2002..tissues- the most commonly observed pathological changes related to the eye are ectopia lentis preceded by presbyopia and severe myopia...
- ELECTROLYTE AND FLUID TRANSPORT IN OCULAR MEMBRANESOscar A Candia; Fiscal Year: 2013..Advancing our knowledge of normal lens function is essential for the future development of potential anti-cataract and presbyopia therapies.
- Adjustable Injectable Intraocular LensShiao Chang; Fiscal Year: 2004b>Presbyopia is a progressive, age-related loss of accommodation characterized by the loss of the ability of the natural crystalline lens to change its shape to enable focusing at varying distances...
- HOMOCYSTEINE MODIFIES BONE MATRIX AND MINERALIZATIONCHARLES PRINCE; Fiscal Year: 2007..concentrations between 10 and 100 (m/L), ie, occlusive vascular disease, osteoporosis, dementia, and presbyopia. It is important to recognize that these manifestations of elevated homocysteine (Hcy) are generally ..
- Sensory-Motor Control of the Binocular Near ResponseClifton M Schor; Fiscal Year: 2012..Near Response is a basic study of the progressive reduction of accommodative amplitude that occurs with age (presbyopia) and how it influences the coordination of focusing responses and binocular eye alignment (the near response)...
- Bubble Based Acoustic Force Elasticity for PresbyopiaKYLE HOLLMAN; Fiscal Year: 2006..3) Test and refine this method by mapping the spatial distribution of elasticity in tissue with medical significance, the intraocular lens. ..
- ETIOLOGY OF CATARACTNANCY RAFFERTY; Fiscal Year: 1993..and its associated proteins are involved in maintaining lens shape, in lens accommodation and development of presbyopia, and in formation of certain kinds of cataract when the cytoskeleton is disrupted...
- Crystalline lens optics in accommodation and presbyopiaBIANCA MARIA MACEO; Fiscal Year: 2013..to characterize the optics of the human crystalline lens and to understand its contribution to accommodation and presbyopia. The project is designed to test the hypothesis that age-related changes in the gradient refractive index of the ..
- Translational Conference Series: Innovative Optical Solutions to Common Vision PrKenneth A Polse; Fiscal Year: 2011..The following topics will be covered: 1) optical solutions to presbyopia, an age-related loss in ones ability to focus (accommodate) on nearby objects, 2) surgical solutions to optical ..
- Extra-lenticular aspects of accommodation and presbyopiaPAUL LEON KAUFMAN; Fiscal Year: 2010..5 No individual appears exempt, making presbyopia (literally, "old eye") the most common ocular affliction in the world...
- Multiscale Modeling of Accommodation and PresbyopiaJANE KORETZ; Fiscal Year: 2009..understanding of the human focusing mechanism (accommodation) and the age-related loss of accommodative range (presbyopia)...
- SmartlOL Accommodative Intraocular LensStephen Zhou; Fiscal Year: 2004..advancement in the pursuit of restored vision and accommodation for the millions of people with cataracts and presbyopia. Over 2...
- Novel low cost precision plastics molding for healthcareSaul Griffith; Fiscal Year: 2005Over 150 million Americans spend - $15 billion/yr for corrective eyewear to compensate for refractive error. Presbyopia, the age related loss of accommodation, affects everyone by about age 50...
- A HUMAN ACCOMMODATION MODELJANE KORETZ; Fiscal Year: 1991..Resolving this controversy is a matter of importance, since the age-dependent loss of accommodative amplitude - presbyopia - can only be understood, and perhaps arrested, through an understanding of the aging of the accommodative ..
- ELLIPTICAL ACCOMMODATIVE INTRAOCULAR LENSFAEZEH SARFARAZI; Fiscal Year: 2000..5 million units per year in the U.S. for cataract patients alone, with the potential for additional units for presbyopia therapy.
- SEQUENCING OF AN OCULAR NEUROTROPHIC FACTORTHOMAS WALLACE; Fiscal Year: 1990..The eye disorders glaucoma and presbyopia may involve the ciliary ganglion through its regulation of aqueous outflow and visual accommodation...
- NEW ADJUSTABLE SPECTACLE LENS FOR PRESBYOPIAJOSHUA RABINOVICH; Fiscal Year: 1992..Spectacle correction of presbyopia constitutes a large market, and new products have been developed over the years in an effort to improve on ..
- INTERACTIONS OF LENS PROTEINS AND SUBUNITSRAUL CHIESA; Fiscal Year: 1992..be performed to reveal those altered mechanisms of protein insolubilization involved in nuclear sclerosis and/or presbyopia. Results on the regional differences in these polypeptides will distinguish molecular changes due to aging from ..
- Accommodative changes in aging eyesAdrian Glasser; Fiscal Year: 2006b>Presbyopia, the age related loss of accommodation, affects everyone by about age 50. The impact of presbyopia on society is considerable from an economic and a quality of life standpoint...
- Clinical Accommodation MeasurementAdrian Glasser; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Snapshot Retinal Imaging PolarimeterJames Schwiegerling; Fiscal Year: 2007..Furthermore, the device could potentially be a low-cost add-on to existing fundus cameras, allowing a more widespread utility than existing devices. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- INTERVENTIONS FOR VISUAL LOSS IN NURSING HOME RESIDENTSSheila West; Fiscal Year: 2002..This trial will answer timely questions of the impact on the functional status of the most frail elderly of modest, potentially sustainable inputs into improving the appropriate utilization of eye care services. ..
- AMD AND RISK FACTORS IN A HISPANIC POPULATIONSheila West; Fiscal Year: 2003..Such data will advance our understanding of the magnitude of AMD in this ethnic group, and the way in which risk factors relate to AMD in different populations. ..
- CILIARY MUSCLE AGINGPaul Kaufman; Fiscal Year: 2004b>Presbyopia, the age-related loss of the ability to accommodate, is the most common ocular affliction, affecting every human over the age of 45 years. Its pathophysiology is poorly understood...
- New Approaches to Subjective RefractionThomas Raasch; Fiscal Year: 2003..This includes evaluating this approach to astigmatic determination in trial lens refraction, and in combination with portable optometers. ..
- Workshops on Clinical and Basic Ophthalmology ResearchPaul Kaufman; Fiscal Year: 2004..Based on these visits and discussions, collaborative research projects are expected to emerge. A list of broad topics or sub-fields could be identified as thrust areas. ..
- Aqueous humor dynamics studies in vivo and in vitroPAUL LEON KAUFMAN; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- OPTICAL AND RETINAL LIMITS TO HUMAN VISUAL PERFORMANCELarry N Thibos; Fiscal Year: 2010..Project 6. Develop a new concept of wavefront tomography to characterize the 3-dimensional structure of the eye's optical system from a series of wavefront measurements along multiple lines-of-sight. ..
- Disparity Processing in Sensory and Motor FunctionsCLIFTON SCHOR; Fiscal Year: 2005..This noise reduction should expand the spatial range of high-resolution stereo-slant perception. ..
- TRIAL OF ANTIBIOTICS TO REDUCE RECURRENT TRICHIASISSheila West; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Short-term Training Students-Health Professional SchoolsKENNETH CIUFFREDA; Fiscal Year: 2006..Trainees will consist of optometry students who have just completed either their first or second professional years, and have done well academically (3.5 gpa or better). All will have an undergraduate degree, generally in the sciences. ..
- Cataract: Health Disparity for Older African-AmericansSheila West; Fiscal Year: 2006..These data will advance the goal of reducing health disparity in visual disability from cataract among older African Americans. ..
- VISUAL DEVELOPMENT OF SENSORY AND MOTOR FUNCTIONSCLIFTON SCHOR; Fiscal Year: 2007..The results of these experiments should provide definitive answers to several longstanding questions concerning the coordination of binocular control. ..
- Parent Care Transitions, Marital Relationships, and Health OutcomesJamila Bookwala; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- A DATABASE OF IOL POSITION AND BEHAVIORSusan Strenk; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Latino Eye Health: A Communication Strategy for DiabetesSheila West; Fiscal Year: 2007..Improvements in eye care seeking behaviors should help in avoiding visual loss from diabetic retinopathy and macula edema, the leading causes of visual loss in the working age Latino population. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Optical modeling of visual correctionsPete Kollbaum; Fiscal Year: 2008..These models will have general applicability to other diseased conditions in which visual performance is degraded due to increased optical aberrations. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Who drives safely? Visual/cognitive predictors in EldersSheila West; Fiscal Year: 2008..This study will provide critical data on the interactive role of vision, visual attention, and cognition in changing older persons driving behaviors, and the resulting effect on driver errors and risk of crashes. ..
- Yearly Mass Treatment C. Trachomatis: When Can We Stop?Sheila West; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- NUCLEAR CATARACT: ROLE OF UV FILTERS AND THE LENS BARRIERRoger Truscott; Fiscal Year: 2008..the lens nucleus must undergo a major change in shape on accommodation, understanding the molecular basis of this enormous hardening may also impact on our understanding of presbyopia. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]
- MRI Biometry of the Pseudophakic Cadaver EyeSusan Strenk; Fiscal Year: 2007unreadable] DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Presbyopia is the loss of accommodation with age and industry efforts to provide surgical correction for presbyopia are vigorously underway as the potential market for such a product is ..
- ANTERIOR OCULAR SEGMENT PHYSIOLOGY AND PHARMACOLOGYPaul Kaufman; Fiscal Year: 2009..Such knowledge will contribute to the development of new antiglaucoma drugs and perhaps to understanding the underlying biochemical, physiological, and morphological basis of the human open angle glaucomas. ..
- Optical Dynamics of Lens AccommodationSTEPHEN UHLHORN; Fiscal Year: 2005This purpose of this project is to better understand the optics of accommodation and presbyopia. The project will test the hypothesis that changes in the refractive index of the lens during accommodation make a significant contribution to ..