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Synonyms for lens

genus of small erect or climbing herbs with pinnate leaves and small inconspicuous white flowers and small flattened pods: lentils

(metaphor) a channel through which something can be seen or understood

biconvex transparent body situated behind the iris in the eye

electronic equipment that uses a magnetic or electric field in order to focus a beam of electrons

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To this end, our lab synthesizes therapeutic contact lenses by altering the ratio of monomeric units to a template drug in a silicone hydrogel contact lens to control the release rate of Timolol.
The Company had added to its temporary workforce to ramp up production of its PureVision(TM) silicone hydrogel contact lens.
Bausch + Lomb's frequent replacement silicone hydrogel contact lens is only available with a prescription from an eye care professional.
amp; ATLANTA -- Bausch & Lomb (NYSE:BOL) and CIBA Vision Corporation, the eye care unit of Novartis AG (NYSE:NVS), today announced that they have reached a final settlement agreement that resolves disputes between the two companies in patent infringement lawsuits and associated patent proceedings related to breakthrough silicone hydrogel contact lens materials.
The custom soft, silicone hydrogel contact lens family C-Vue is now available as a monthly modality and will be another hot topic on the stand.