accommodating intraocular lens


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accommodating intraocular lens

A flexible intraocular lens inserted into the eye during cataract surgery. When tugged upon by the ciliary muscle, this lens can alter its shape to focus on objects that are near, far, or middle distances from the eye.
See also: lens
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Capsular bag opacification after experimental implantation of a new accommodating intraocular lens in rabbit eyes.