9/2/2004

The makers of an implantable contact lens for nearsighted patients say the product is safe and corrects the vision of 95% of patients to 20/40 or better, and 60% had 20/20 vision. STAAR Surgical said the lens does not have some of the side effects that can occur with laser surgery, such as glare halos, double vision, night vision or difficulty driving at night.

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