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Bascom Palmer hosts Accommodation Club Meeting: the search for a solution to 'old sight' continues

July 02, 2010

Over 150 world leaders in science, engineering and clinical practice met at the 7th Accommodation Club meeting in Miami, Florida, to solve the problem of how to give presbyopes near vision as good as when they were young. More than one billion people in the world are presbyopic, which is growing as the world’s population grows and ages. An estimated 517 million of these are without correction for functional presbyopia.