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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In the left eye, anterior segment examination showed 4+ anterior chamber cell with a hypopyon and a diffuse white granular sheet along the posterior face of the intraocular lens implant. Visualization of the left fundus was precluded by 4+ vitreous cell and haze.
During the surgery, we first opened up her eye, dilating the pupil, gently breaking down the cataract, suctioning it out and inserting a foldable intraocular lens implant. These foldable implants ensure faster recovery since they require a minute incision, as less as one-eighth of an inch, and are self-healing without any stitches".
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.
Advice from his surgeon, Daniel Byles, led Mr Pratt to have an aspheric SV intraocular lens implant with a target refraction of -1.25D.
If you can fit this sensor device into an intraocular lens implant during cataract surgery, it won't require any further surgery for patients."
During cataract surgery, the natural lens is replaced with an intraocular lens implant to restore vision.
It causes blurred or misty vision but can be treated easily by replacing the lens with a plastic one (an intraocular lens implant) under local anaesthetic.
But when she saw the Verisyse Phakic Intraocular lens implant featured on "The Today Show," 20 years of struggling with contact lens, glasses and being rejected for Lasik surgery came to an end.
There are instances where only one eye is operated on (such as injury to one eye, causing a cataract), and then a contact lens or an intraocular lens implant would be advised.
If cataracts occur and interfere with vision, cataract surgery may be necessary If the cataract is due to the use of cortisone, the cataract may be removed and replaced with an intraocular lens implant. If the cataract is caused by uveitis, the vision after surgery is corrected by a contact lens or glasses.