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New Options for People with Cataracts

Abbott Launches New Options for People with Cataracts in the United States

THE U.S. FDA APPROVES TWO NEW TECNIS® MULTIFOCAL INTRAOCULAR LENSES, ALLOWING PEOPLE WITH CATARACTS TO CHOOSE THE BEST OPTION FOR THEIR LIFESTYLE
• Cataract surgery is one of the most common procedures in the United States
ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Jan. 30, 2015 — Two new intraocular lenses (IOLs) that restore vision to people with cataracts are now available in the United States. The new TECNIS® Multifocal IOLs, developed by Abbott, provide people with cataracts options to have a full range of near, intermediate and distance vision, while customizing their treatment based on their personal
vision needs and lifestyle. Cataract surgery is one of the most common and safest procedures in the United States, with more than three million surgeries done each year. That number is expected to grow as the population gets older, and as some people choose to have cataract surgery sooner in life, given new technologies becoming available that can significantly improve vision.1

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