monofocal intraocular lens


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Related to monofocal intraocular lens: multifocal IOL, multifocal intraocular lens, Intraocular lens implant

monofocal intraocular lens

An intraocular lens inserted by the ophthalmologist during cataract surgery that allows the wearer to see clearly at a single distance (close to the eye, far from it, or in intermediate focal points). Monofocal lenses were the only lenses used in the first few decades of cataract surgery.
See: multifocal intraocular lens
See also: lens