Ophthalmology A viscoelastic material used in capsulorrhexis and foldable intraocular lens implant procedures. See Intraocular lens.
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Healon, which is a cohesive viscoelastic composed of sodium hyaluronate, was the first OVD introduced and is used routinely in cataract surgery.
Effect of Healon 5 and 4 other viscoelastic substances on intraocular pressure and endothelium after cataract surgery.
Others reported on the use of different substances, including sodium hyaluronate or Healon V and Trypan blue during excision of conjunctival cysts [11, 12].
M2 EQUITYBITES-July 4, 2012-Abbott announces FDA approval for Healon EndoCoat Protective Gel for cataract surgery(C)2012 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
M2 PHARMA-July 3, 2012-Abbott launches Healon EndoCoat OV(C)2012 M2 COMMUNICATIONS
Santa Ana CA) won approval for its ophthalmic surgical agent Healon D.
Carl Healon, 18, of Pen y Groes Road, Rhiwbina, Cardiff, was fined pounds 20, given three penalty points and ordered to pay pounds 15 victim surcharge after pleading guilty to driving with faulty tyres.
The first hyaluronan biomedical product, Healon, was developed in the 1970s and 1980s and is approved for use in eye surgery (corneal transplantation, cataract surgery, glaucoma surgery and surgery to repair retinal detachment).