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HM

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for HEARD ISLAND AND MCDONALD ISLANDS.
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These early results for hyperopia are significantly better than what has been reported with the use of the excimer laser.
STAAR's ICL is used to correct myopia and hyperopia, the most common eyesight problems.
Clinical trials are designed to determine if the procedure is safe and effective for the treatment of hyperopia.
Kraff stated, "VISX's new CustomVue Hyperopia procedure is a significant step forward in the treatment of farsightedness.
Summit's 'SVS Apex Plus' laser system has been used successfully to treat myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism for two years outside the United States.
It is estimated that over 50 million people in the United States suffer from hyperopia.
Primary product lines include ARTISAN(R) Myopia Lenses, ARTISAN(R) Hyperopia Lenses, ARTISAN(R) Toric Lenses, ARTISAN(R) Pediatric Lenses, ARTIFLEX(TM) Foldable Phakic Lenses, OPHTEC Capsular Tension Rings, Custom Artificial Iris Implants and the IPS(TM) Iris Prosthetic System.
Higher myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism are currently treated by radial keratotomy (RK), performed manually by a surgeon using a diamond-edged knife.
Phakic IOL implantation, or the implantation of a lens where the natural, human lens still exists, is viewed by many surgeons as becoming an alternative refractive treatment method for myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism.
Myron Yonoff, professor and chairman, Department of Ophthalmology, Hahnemann, has been named one of only four principal investigators -- and the only one based at an academic medical center -- for the FDA Phase II "Holmium Laser Hyperopia Thermokeratoplasty Clinical Investigation.
Essilor International is the world leader in ophthalmic optical products, offering a wide range of lenses under the flagship Varilux(R), Crizal(R), Airwear(R) and Essilor(R) brands to correct myopia, hyperopia, presbyopia and astigmatism.