Demand for surgical correction of presbyopia will continue to grow

April 13, 2003

San Francisco-The presbyopic population has expanded with more than 50%of Americans (141 million) experiencing this specific handicap. As thistrend continues, the interest in surgical correction of presbyopia willgrow as the baby boomers look for alternatives to glasses, noted RichardL. Lindstrom, MD, who delivered the Binkhorst Lecture during the OpeningSession.