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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Anyone interested in learning more about life-changing laser eye surgery or lens implant surgery can benefit from a free consultation and iScan eye care report at Optical Express in Birmingham.
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.
Mild cataracts may be treated with eye glasses but, once the cataract is advanced, it will require cataract surgery, in which the natural cloudy lens is removed and replaced with an artificial lens implant known as an intraocular lens or IOL.
During cataract surgery, the natural lens is replaced with an intraocular lens implant to restore vision.
The good news is that cataracts can be treated very effectively with modern surgery to remove the cloudy lens and insert a high quality lens implant.
Now, a new trifocal lens implant that offers near, intermediate and distance vision is revolutionising the treatment of cataracts.
The conference will discuss and examine the future of cataract surgery, lens implant, genetic therapy and low vision.
Abu Dhabi A scientific conference concerning the future of cataract surgery, lens implant, genetic therapy and low vision treatment is scheduled to be held at the Emirates Palace on April 30.
He is the first surgeon to conduct lens implant surgery to correct severe vision errors in the Middle East.
I did not need to be tested since my ophthalmologist does it as part of my post lens implant care.
Contained in 23 chapters, the text provides descriptions of corneal and refractive, glaucoma, and cataract lens implant surgeries, new advances in phacoemulsification technology and instrumentation, surgery in uveitis, small incision cataract surgery, pediatric cataract surgery and intraocular lens implantation, and advances in virteoretinal surgery.
In general, an artificial lens implant is considered permanent.