lens implant

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Noun1.lens implant - a clear plastic lens that is implanted in the eye; usually done when the natural lens has been removed in a cataract operation
accommodating IOL, accommodating lens implant - a lens implant containing a hinge that allows for both near and far vision (thus mimicking the natural lens of a young person)
implant - a prosthesis placed permanently in tissue
monofocal IOL, monofocal lens implant - a lens with a single focus that is used after cataract surgery to provide clear distance vision
multifocal IOL, multifocal lens implant - a type of lens implant that contains several rings with a common center and adjusts for near or far vision; the eye is in focus for near and far vision simultaneously
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Lens implantation techniques have two main categories: refractive lens exchange (RLE), which is identical to cataract surgery where the natural lens is replaced with a lens implant, and phakic intraocular lenses PIOLs), where artificial lenses are implanted in front of the natural lens without replacing it.
Following detailed examinations, the Moorfields team decided to perform a very complex cataract extraction procedure, combined with a lens implant, supported by the hospital's advanced technology.
SmartVision: Offering ORA SmartVision, a novel way to measure and re-confirm lens implant prescription in the Operating room for your safety.
Conclusion: Visual outcomes in diabetics after phacoemulsification with intra ocular lens implant is almost as good as that in non-diabetic patient if the diabetics have no retinopathy and have good glycemic control.
parent company of next generation intraocular lens implant company ClearSight LLC, the company said.
Ophthalmologists expand this second edition to include not only cataract surgery with all its current nuances, but also lens implant surgery with all its wide-ranging situations.
Alam M, Iqbal Z, Comparison of visual acuity and astigmatic changes in phacoemulsification with posterior chamber foldable vs non foldable intraocular lens implant.
In addition, the iris scanner may not function properly if the user has had eye surgeries such as LASIK, LASEK, intraocular lens implant and iris scar treatment.
Laser eye and lens implant surgery has a huge impact on the lives of patients, allowing the vast majority of them to live a glasses-free life.
According to the company, the Presbia Flexivue Microlens is a revolutionary optical lens implant for treating presbyopia, the age-related loss of near vision, and has been commercially available in the EU and other countries around the world where it has obtained regulatory approval.
Being extremely myopic, she participated in a study in Minnesota with a glass lens implant.
Trevor Dawson, of Brunton Park, Gosforth, is one of the first UK patients to undergo the trifocal lens implant procedure at the London Eye Hospital - at PS7,000 per eye.