foldable intraocular lens

foldable intraocular lens

a lens often made of silicone or an acrylic polymer that may be doubled over for implantation into the eye following cataract removal.

fold·a·ble in·tra·oc·u·lar lens

(fōld'ă-bĕl in'tră-ok'yū-lăr lenz)
A lens usually made of silicone or an acrylic polymer that may be doubled over for implantation into the eye following cataract removal.
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A prospective randomized controlled study was undertaken in 25 patients of occludable angles/closed angles cataract (age [greater than or equal to] 40 years) and 25 patients with open angle cataract to elucidate the anterior segment changes after phacoemulsification and foldable intraocular lens implantation (IOL) using UBM.
Contract notice: Delivery foldable intraocular lenses akrylowch rent-piece with camera to phacoemulsification cataract surgery package and delivery and acrylic foldable intraocular lens piece package ii department of ophthalmology for health care team in debica.
5,716,403, entitled "Single Piece Foldable Intraocular Lens," and related foreign patents, in so far as they relate to AMO's newly-launched Tecnis[R] One-Piece Intraocular Lens.
During the procedure, the cataract is removed through the micro-incision, and a foldable intraocular lens (IOL) is inserted into the eye.
The lenses are the Afinity Collamer(R) Aspheric Single Piece foldable intraocular lens (IOL) Model CC4204A and the Elastimide(R) Silicone Aspheric foldable intraocular lens Model AQ2015A.
March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- STAAR Surgical Company , a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of minimally invasive ophthalmic products, today announced that the Afinity Collamer(R) Aspheric foldable intraocular lens (IOL) Model CQ2015A has been designated as a New Technology Intraocular Lens (NTIOL) by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).