intraocular lens(redirected from Intraocular contact lens)
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Related to Intraocular contact lens: Implantable Collamer Lens, Implantable Contact Lens, phakic, Phakic intraocular lens
in·tra·oc·u·lar lens(IOL) (in'tră-ok'yū-lăr lenz)
A mechanical transplant used in ophthalmology to replace the natural lens that has ceased to function due to disease (e.g., cataract) or otherwise functionally disrupted.
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Lens made of silicone or plastic placed within the eye; can be corrective.
Mentioned in: Cataract Surgery
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