foldable intraocular lens

foldable intraocular lens

a lens often made of silicone or an acrylic polymer that may be doubled over for implantation into the eye following cataract removal.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

fold·a·ble in·tra·oc·u·lar lens

(fōld'ă-bĕl in'tră-ok'yū-lăr lenz)
A lens usually made of silicone or an acrylic polymer that may be doubled over for implantation into the eye following cataract removal.
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During the surgery, we first opened up her eye, dilating the pupil, gently breaking down the cataract, suctioning it out and inserting a foldable intraocular lens implant.
Matsui, "Comparison of anterior capsule contraction between 5 foldable intraocular lens models," Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery, vol.
In this study, we analyzed post-operative corneal astigmatism after phacoemulsification with foldable intraocular lens implantation through a clear corneal incision (CCI) and evaluated the effect of small superior, superotemporal, and superonasal CCIs on post-operative corneal astigmatism.
(3.) Alam M, Iqbal Z, Comparison of visual acuity and astigmatic changes in phacoemulsification with posterior chamber foldable vs non foldable intraocular lens implant.
After detailed explanation of the possible surgical complications and after obtaining informed consent, the right eye cataract was removed by phacoemulsification and a foldable intraocular lens was placed into the capsule.
Surgical outcomes of primary foldable intraocular lens implantation in children: Understanding posterior opacification and the absence of glaucoma.
CORNEO-LENTICULAR LACERATION WITH CATARACT TREATED BY LENS ASPIRATION AND FOLDABLE INTRAOCULAR LENS IMPLANTATION
A comparison of higher order aberrations following implantation of four foldable intraocular lens designs.
During the procedure, the cataract is removed through the micro-incision, and a foldable intraocular lens (IOL) is inserted into the eye.
A prospective randomized controlled study was undertaken in 25 patients of occludable angles/closed angles cataract (age [greater than or equal to] 40 years) and 25 patients with open angle cataract to elucidate the anterior segment changes after phacoemulsification and foldable intraocular lens implantation (IOL) using UBM.
Cataratac surgery with foldable intraocular lens implants in captive lowland gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla).