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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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As a recipient of several prestigious honors, including the American Academy of Ophthalmology Lifetime Achievement award, Koch will join the distinguished group who will guide PowerVision's team in the development of the FluidVision(TM) lens, the first fluid based accommodating intraocular lens designed to permanently restore clear vision at all distances for patients with cataracts and presbyopia, as the company works to secure its European approval, launch its pivotal study in the U.
Proceeds of the funding will be used to complete patient enrollment in the ongoing CE Mark study of the FluidVision(TM) accommodating intraocular lens, with patient enrollment expected to be completed by the end of the year and receipt of the CE mark and the subsequent launch of the U.
a medical device company developing the world's first fluid-based accommodating intraocular lens, today announced that six-month data from the pilot study of the FluidVision(TM) lens confirmed the lens' ability to restore vision at all distances.
The FluidVision lens, PowerVision's novel fluid-controlled accommodating intraocular lens, contains fluid inside the lens that moves in response to the natural muscle forces in the eye.
PowerVision's novel fluid-controlled accommodating intraocular lens technology uses fluid inside its lens in combination with natural muscle forces in the eye to create a shape change in the lens, restoring accommodative ability.
of Irvine, California, announces that it has raised $40 million from new and current investors to support the global commercialization of the Synchrony[R] dual optic accommodating intraocular lens (IOL).
Table 45: Shape-Changing Accommodating Intraocular Lens, Product Status 64
Results of clinical research on the company's Synchrony dual optic accommodating intraocular lens (IOL) were featured in seven platform presentations and two posters at the winter ESCRS congress.
Hill, a seasoned financial executive with experience in both public and private companies, to the Visiogen leadership team is a key milestone in the company's progress towards the global commercialization of the Synchrony[R] accommodating intraocular lens, which received CE mark approval in 2007 and is in the final stages of its clinical trial in the United States.
4 /PRNewswire/ -- Bausch & Lomb today announced that it is launching the Crystalens AO, the first aberration-free accommodating intraocular lens (IOL) with aspheric optics to cataract surgeons worldwide.
media markets to educate baby boomers and seniors about Crystalens , the nation's only FDA-approved accommodating intraocular lens (IOL).
A complete bibliography of publications and presentations on the Synchrony accommodating intraocular lens is available at www.
for $400 million in cash, providing the company with a next-generation accommodating intraocular lens (IOL) technology to address presbyopia for cataract patients.
Crystalens accommodating intraocular lens (IOL) was first approved by the FDA in November 2003.
Whitman will implant a Crystalens, the only FDA approved accommodating Intraocular lens (IOL) in one patient and an Akreos AO (Advanced Optics) lens in another patient.