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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Keywords: Uveal biocompatibility, capsular biocompatibility, cataract surgery, hydrophilic acrylic intraocular lens, hydrophobic acrylic intraocular lens
In 1949, British Ophthalmologist Sir Harold Ridley successfully implanted the first Intraocular Lens (IOL) at St.
The analysis takes into consideration over 30 major players operating across the world such as Abbott Laboratories, Alcon (Novartis), Bausch + Lomb (Valeant), Johnson & Johnson, STAAR Surgical, Carl Zeiss, Rayner, CooperVision, Morcher GmbH, USIOL, Menicon Group, OPHTEC BV, VSY Biotechnology, Innovega, Aurolab, Eagle Optics, Essilor, PhysIOL, The Human Optics, Hoya Corporation, Oculentis, EyeKon, All Pro Intraocular Lens Co Ltd and many more.
Long-term clinical outcomes of toric intraocular lens implantation in cataract cases with preexisting astigmatism.
A comparison of higher order aberrations following implantation of four foldable intraocular lens designs.
On the other hand, through the acquisition, Alcon will enhance its existing global cataract portfolio, which includes surgical products for cataract surgery such as equipment for cataract procedures, as well as intraocular lens to treat cataracts and correct refractive errors, like presbyopia and astigmatism.
In addition, Margaret Stowe spoke on being a probationer nurse under the supervision of the famous ophthalmologist at Moorfields Eye Hospital, and a more technical insight was given by Geoff Woodruff, consultant ophthalmologist at Leicester Royal Infirmary and an admirer of the intraocular lens pioneer.
Optical and atomic force microscopy of an explanted AcrySof intraocular lens with glistenings.
The rate of complications during surgery was 16 of 57 (28 percent) in the intraocular lens group and six of 57 (11 percent) in the contact lens group.
Recurrent iritis after implantation of an iris-fixated phakic intraocular lens for the correction of myopia: Case report and clinicopathologic correlation.
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.
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.
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.