An artificial lens, called a phakic intraocular lens
, is implanted behind the iris (the coloured bit of your eye) and your own lens.
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.
Alcon submitted a Premarket Approval (PMA) application in the United States for the AcrySof([R]) Cachet([R]) phakic intraocular lens
in September, 2009.
Figure 16-1: Phakic Intraocular Lens
Market, Europe, 2007 - 2017 (euro ) .
Kim, whose other specialties includes, cataract surgery, phakic intraocular lens
implantation and presbyopia correction.
c) This is anterior uveitis arising after implantation of a sulcus-supported phakic intraocular lens
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.
NEW YORK, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The popularity of laser vision correction coupled with newer technologies, such as bladeless LASIK and phakic intraocular lens
implants, are setting the stage for tremendous worldwide growth in the refractive vision correction market, driving sales from $1.
The TICL lens is a posterior chamber phakic intraocular lens
, which is the first lens to be approved to correct both near sightedness and astigmatism in a single procedure.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced today it has approved the Verisyse(TM) Phakic IntraOcular Lens
(IOL) for the correction of moderate to high myopia (nearsightedness), making it the first implantable corrective lens approved in the United States.
launch of the Verisyse(R) phakic intraocular lens
and spent two years overseeing sales of the Sovereign(R) Phaco System and Amadeus(TM) microkeratome in the Asian Pacific region.