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Diving Hyperb Med. 2008 Jun;38(2):163-4.

New thoughts on the correction of presbyopia for divers.

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Clinical optometrist in private practice and an elected full member of SPUMS, P O Box 79, Napier 4140, New Zealand, Phone: +64-(0)6-835-1234, Fax: +64-(0)6-835-5002, E-mail: qbennett@oceanfocus.co.nz.

Abstract

Some new ideas on the correction of presbyopia for divers, particularly those with demands for critical near vision underwater, are discussed. Progressive lenses cannot be satisfactorily bonded to a dive mask, so efforts to mimic the properties of progressive lenses using bifocal lenses are described.

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