intraocular lens

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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.

Intraocular lens

Lens made of silicone or plastic placed within the eye; can be corrective.
Mentioned in: Cataract Surgery