intraocular lens

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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

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In general, an artificial lens implant is considered permanent.
Cataract surgery removes the eye's clouded natural lens and replaces it with an artificial lens implant.
The first artificial lens implant done in 1949 by Sir Harold Ridley, recently deceased, had no haptics.
THOUSANDS of corrective eye surgery patients are suffering serious sight loss after having new artificial lens implants.