intraocular lens

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Noun1.intraocular lens - an artificial lens that is implanted into the eye of someone to replace a damaged natural lens or someone who has had a cataract removed
lens, lens system, lense - a transparent optical device used to converge or diverge transmitted light and to form images
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We are presenting a traumatic dislocation of a Phakic intraocular lens (PIOL) secondary to a blunt trauma to the right eye.
Retinal detachment in myopic eyes after phakic intraocular lens implantation.
5-8 The ICL is a posterior chamber phakic intraocular lens (PC PIOL) made of collamer (collagen and a polyhydroxyethyl methacrylate- based copolymer) a flexible material.
In cataract surgery and phakic intraocular lens [IOL] implantation, precise ACD measurements are required to determine IOL power and position and to prevent endothelial cell damage.
An artificial lens, called a phakic intraocular lens, is implanted behind the iris (the coloured bit of your eye) and your own lens.
Corneal edema and penetrating keratoplasty after anterior chamber phakic intraocular lens implantation.
The articles, which are illustrated by color clinical photographs and imagery, include such topics as surgical planning with corneal topography, wavefront technology, LASIK technique with MK and Intralase and prevention of LASIK complications, phototherapeutic keratectomy, excimer laser correction and hyperopia, irregular astigmatism, presbyopic correction, phakic intraocular lens implantation, cataract surgery under local anesthesia, the difficult iris, phacofluidics and bimanual phacoemulsification and avoiding corneal burns, challenging cases in cataract extraction, limbal stem cell implantation, amniotic membrane transplantation, suturing corneal incisions and lacerations, managing posterior vitreous pressure, and performing glue applications.
Purpose: To evaluate the results of posterior chamber phakic intraocular lens implantation in myopic patients.
Alcon submitted a Premarket Approval (PMA) application in the United States for the AcrySof([R]) Cachet([R]) phakic intraocular lens in September, 2009.
Kim, whose other specialties includes, cataract surgery, phakic intraocular lens implantation and presbyopia correction.
Alcon has developed a phakic intraocular lens that ophthalmologists can trust for their patients with moderate to high levels of nearsightedness," said Bill Barton, vice president, area president, U.