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Refractive Surgery's Holy Grail

Twenty-five years old is a good age to be. Any older and your hearing starts to decline; the loss may be barely detectable at that stage – but it’s only going in one direction. By the start of your fourth decade, your bone and skeletal muscle mass starts to decline, and by your mid-forties, a number of ocular diseases start to manifest: incipient cataract, slight drusen deposits, a small raise in IOP... and presbyopia. Some people experience it in their forties, others in their fifties. It’s most definitely age-related, and for now, almost certainly inescapable.

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About the Author
Shafi Balal

Shafi Balal is a trainee doctor in North Central Thames London Deanery, UK. Raquel Gil-Cazorla is a clinical and research optometrist at Aston University, Birmingham, UK. Shehzad Naroo is a Reader at Aston University, UK. Anant Sharma is a consultant ophthalmic surgeon at Moorfields Eye hospital, Bedford, UK. Sunil Shah is a consultant ophthalmologist at the Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre, Birmingham, UK.

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