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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Secondary implantation ofscleralfixated intraocular lenses. J Cataract Refract Surg.1998;24:945-950.
They also cover patients with uveitis, floppy iris syndrome, diabetic patients, the role of vitroretinal surgery, traumatic cataract, aniridic eyes and other iris defects, corneal pathology, surgery following implantation of phakic intraocular lenses, secondary intraocular lens implants with eyes with or without capsular support, and intraocular lens explantation and replacement.
The Queen's Award for Enterprise has been awarded to Rayner Intraocular Lenses. Rayner employs over 120 people, and trades across 67 markets worldwide.
They address the physics and fundamentals, keratoconus screening, evaluation of LASIK flaps, evaluation and management of anterior lamellar surgery, penetrating and posterior lamellar keratoplasty, corneal opacities, refractive corneal implants, intracorneal ring segments, glaucoma evaluations, quantitative measurement of the anterior chamber angle, intraocular lens implantation, anterior segment tumors, measurement of accommodation, intraocular lenses and cataracts, clear corneal cataract incisions, and future applications.
The company stated that the AcrySof IQ PanOptix trifocal IOL is an important addition to Alcon's broad portfolio of intraocular lenses for cataract patients.
They cover the fundamentals, including preoperative evaluation, photorefractive and phototherapeutic keratectomy, LASIK, epi-LASIK, and femtosecond laser surgery; new technologies of Presby LASIK and collagen crosslinking; complications, including the management of diffuse lamellar keratitis, epithelial ingrowth, ectasia, and trauma; lenticular surgery, refractive lensectomy with accommodating and multifocal intraocular lenses, phakic intraocular lenses, and high hyperopia; and recent advances, such as corneal inlays for hyperopia, intracorneal rings for keratoconus and post-refractive surgery ectasia, and collagen crosslinking combined with surgeries like corneal rings and surface ablation.
They begin with a history of refractive lens surgery, then discuss such topics as patient evaluation and counseling, clear lens extraction, pre-operative measurements and intraocular lens calculations, various types of intraocular lenses, polypseudophakia, future technology, the surgical management of astigmatism, reimbursement, and economics.
Complications of foldable intraocular lenses requiring explantation or secondary intervention--2007 survey update.