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FDA approves extended depth of focus contact lenses

May 5, 2015

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared extended depth of focus contact lenses developed by Brien Holden Vision Pty. Ltd., the company announced in a press release.

The lenses, designed for presbyopes, use higher-order aberrations to enhance image quality over a range of distances, Ravi Bakaraju, BOptom, PhD, FAAO, the scientist who invented the technology, explained in the release. They developed the contact lenses with a goal of minimizing halos and ghosting as well.

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