implantable contact lens


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implantable contact lens

Ophthalmology A refractive lens implanted over the natural lens of the eye for correcting myopia and farsightedness. See Myopia.
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Additionally, improved accommodation parameters were reported after implantation of phakic posterior chamber implantable contact lens (ICL) or after femtosecond laser-assisted small lenticule extraction (SMILE) for myopia in studies by Fu et al.
Othenin-Girard, "Implantable contact lens for moderate to high myopia: relationship of vaulting to cataract formation," Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, vol.

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