Institute of Vision and Optics (IVO), University of Crete, Medical School, Heraklion, 71003 Crete, Greece Received 7 March 2011; Revised 5 July 2011; Accepted 12 July 2011Academic Editor: Rupert M. In the attempt to manage presbyopia, different intraocular lens designs have been proposed such as monofocal IOLs with monovision or multifocal IOLs.
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Despite the difficulties in measuring accommodation, accommodative IOLs represent the future in the attempt to successfully “cure” presbyopia.
The restoration of near vision in older individuals that have entered the presbyopic age is considered one of the major challenges in refractive surgery during the last decade.