collamer

collamer

(kol'o-mĕr),
A hydrophilic material with high biocompatibility and permeability to gas and metabolites used to manufacture implantable posterior chamber phakic intraocular lenses for refractive lens surgery.
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STAAR Surgical announced that the FDA, in a letter dated August 23, stated that it has determined that STAAR has provided sufficient data to support initiation of a human clinical study in the United States of the EVO/EVO+ VISIAN Implantable Collamer Lens for Myopia, and EVO/EVO+ VISIAN Toric Implantable Collamer Lens for Myopia with Astigmatism.
However, for those who look for options other than corneal based procedures, there are Implantable Collamer Lenses or simply ICLs.
Ross McKenzie, Marc Miller, Nancy Collamer and Richard Eisenberg.
The most detailed data with the highest level of evidence on the ECD loss after a posterior chamber pIOL (Visian implantable Collamer lens, STAAR Surgical, Nidau, Switzerland) were reported during the prospective, multicenter U.S.
Komatsu, "Visual Performance after Implantable Collamer Lens Implantation and Wavefront-Guided Laser In Situ Keratomileusis for High Myopia," American Journal of Ophthalmology, vol.
Hyperopic shift in refraction associated with implantation of the single-piece Collamer intraocular lens.
- US-based medical device maker Staar Surgical Company's (NASDAQ: STAA) EVO Visian ICL implantable collamer lens has been approved for distribution in Canada by the Medical Devices Bureau of Health Canada, the company said.
Montalban, "More than a decade of experience with implantable collamer lens," Journal of Refractive Surgery, vol.
6437 Collamer Rd, East Syracuse, NY 13057-1031; 315/703-7979, 800/334-1904
Effective 19 August 2015, Dr Holliday will lead the company's strategic initiative in building a research and development continuum incorporating its proprietary Collamer material and expanding into new areas of opportunity benefiting myopic, presbyopic and cataract vision care lenses and delivery systems.