Demographics Are Changing in Cataract Surgery

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Five words or less(NewsUSA) – NewsusaInfographic – Despite all the talk about millennials, baby boomers still comprise almost a third of the U.S. workforce, spend about $157 billion annually on travel, and show little evidence of slowing down. In fact, their need for “functional vision” to accommodate their active lifestyles is a key reason why cataract surgery is increasingly becoming a viable option for patients who don’t exactly fit the stereotypical profile. According to a recent report cited by a href=””>Abbott, an estimated 870,000 such procedures are projected to be performed in 2015 on those younger than age 65.

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