intac


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intac

(in′tak″)
A surgical treatment for nearsightedness in which small rings are inserted into the cornea to change its shape and improve its ability to focus. These intracorneal rings are removable and replaceable. They are an alternative to LASIK surgery for myopia.
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The software may be installed for free but there is a monthly subscription fee to get the specific SMS service, offered jointly by INTAC and China Mobile.
INTAC undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements made in this media release.
Intacs ile CxL birlikte kullanimi: Intacs kornea yuzeyinde yeniden yapilanma olusturur fakat hastaligin ilerlemesini durdurmaz.
Comparison of astigmatism correction using shorter arc length 90 degrees/120 degrees asymmetric intacs severe feeratoconus versus 150 degrees single-segment intacs severe feeratoconus in asymmetric feeratoconus.
The rationale for a new textbook and reference now is the emergence of a new non-genetic form of the disease that is largely human-created in the era of keratorefractive surgery; the development of more powerful and sensitive diagnostic imaging devices; and several new and promising treatments, including Intacs ring segments and ultraviolet cross-linking.
Adults who experience the same problems would have INTACS (IntraCorneal Ring Segments) implants placed in the cornea to thicken the periphery and flatten the pointed tip.
Posterior elevation maps and mean power keratometric maps to evaluate keratoconus and guide Intacs implantation: a step towards improving Intacs nomogram
Announcing that the company surpassed the 2,000-procedure mark since receiving FDA approval for Intacs in April 1999, KeraVision (Nasdaq:KERA), Fremont, Calif.
Clinical data from the FDA trials show that Intacs are effective in correcting mild myopia and are safe, well-tolerated in the eye, and stable over time," said David J.
That is when Intacs became the first FDA-approved non-laser option for the surgical treatment of mild nearsightedness.
s Intacs implants offer an alternative for some patients to popular but irreversible laser eye surgery, at about the same price.
First Reported Intacs Patient in America Celebrates 10 Years of Clear Vision