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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The Fyodorov intraocular lens. Trans Ophthalmol Soc UK 1977; 97:526-8.
For visual rehabilitation, cataract surgery was planned and intraocular lens design was determined on the basis of values obtained from the schematic eye, which is a mathematical model representing a normal eye for a species.
Tokyo, Japan, June 13, 2006 - (JCN) - Canon Staar, an affiliate of Canon Marketing Japan, announced on June 13 that it and NIDEK have succeeded in commercializing Acrylic Preset IOL System, an acrylic intraocular lens (IOL) system for treating cataract.
When the clouded lens of the eye is removed during cataract surgery; it is replaced by an implant called an intraocular lens. The first foldable intraocular lenses were implanted in the mid-1980s.
The Fred Hollows Intraocular Lens Laboratory claims to be the only one of its kind in Africa.
intraocular lens maker Advanced Vision Science Inc.
Relekar, "Visual and refractive outcomes following bilateral implantation of extended range of vision intraocular lens with micromonovision," Journal of Ophthalmology, vol.
In sections on setting the stage, surgical techniques and implants, and post-operative considerations and enhancements, they discuss such facets as preparing the ocular surface for cataract and refractive surgery, educating patients, femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery, the toric intraocular lens: successful strategies, excimer laser enhancements after intraocular lens surgery, and enhancements with micro-radial keratotomy or astigmatic keratotomy.
The proceeds from the financing may be used by the company to advance modular, fluid-optic Juvene accommodating intraocular lens. The Juvene accommodating intraocular lens is designed with the potential to permanently restore clear and continuous vision at all distances for patients with cataracts and presbyopia.
In pseudoexfoliation syndrome, the lens zonules are more fragile and have diminished elasticity, and spontaneous intraocular lens dislocation may occur due to capsular fibrosis.
Pars plana vitrectomy combined with either secondary scleral fixated or anterior chamber intraocular lens implantation.
Objective: To assess the visual outcome and complications in patients after Ab-externo scleral fixation of intraocular lens in pediatric age group (15 years or less).