intraocular implant

in·tra·oc·u·lar im·plant

a plastic lens placed in the anterior or posterior chamber of the eye to substitute for the lens removed in cataract extraction.
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a) An anterior chamber intraocular implant viewed with diffuse illumination
M2 PHARMA-November 19, 2015-Glaukos Submits IND Application to US FDA to Study iDose Travoprost Intraocular Implant in Glaucoma Patients
Ophthalmologists from India and the US cover gas forced infusion, no-anesthesia cataract surgery with the karate chop technique, phacoemulsification in subluxated cataracts, mature cataracts, small pupil phacoemulsification, combined cataract and glaucoma surgery, managing dislocated lens fragments, the malpositioned intraocular implant, infectious endophthalmitis, cystoid macular edema, ophthalmic viscosurgical device surgery, bimanual phacoemulsification/Phakonit/MICS (micro-incision cataract surgery), microphakonit, glued intrascleral haptic fixation of the intraocular lens, glued intraocular lens surgery with add-on procedures, intraocular lens scaffold, and pars plicata anterior vitrectomy.
The first was the Intraocular Implant and Refractive Society, India (IIRSI) meeting held between 6 -7 July in Chennai, India.
Gil, "In vitro and in vivo evaluation of an intraocular implant for glaucoma treatment," International Journal of Pharmaceutics, vol.
The most recent addition to the market of small aperture optics is the XtraFocus pinhole intraocular implant. This device is a supplementary implant for pseudophakic patients with irregular corneal astigmatism and is implanted in a piggyback style in the ciliary sulcus to compliment a pre-existing IOL in the capsular bag.
A classic illustration is recounted in this unusual Illinois case in which the patient's intraocular implant ultimately resulted in a fungus in the eye causing a total lack of sight in the eye.
The ECT intraocular implant is a small device--the size of a grain of rice--containing cells that provide sustained delivery of a vision-preserving protein known as ciliary neurotrophic factor, which is delivered directly to the back of the eye in a controlled, continuous basis, thus bypassing the blood-retinal barrier and overcoming a major obstacle in the treatment of retinal disease.