bandage lens


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

bandage lens

A lens placed on the cornea to protect it while it heals, e.g., after a corneal abrasion or keratoplasty.
See also: lens
References in periodicals archive ?
The enlarged (19 mm in diameter) ologen[TM] bandage lens is used to cover and/or holding dressing material on the traumatic or surgical site to protect and bring comfort to the eye.
In combination of ologen[TM] collagen matrix, ologen[TM] bandage lens, and other single use components, a single use ophthalmic surgical pack is assembled for the effectiveness, safety, and convenience for presbyopia LaserACE treatment.
The use of a bandage lens may, in itself, reduce the dull discomfort (pain) of the abrasion so making additional topical analgesia unnecessary (although systemic analgesics may still be wanted).