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.