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lens implant

A tiny, plastic lens of high optical quality supported by delicate plastic loops, that is inserted into the eye at the end of a cataract operation to replace the opaque natural lens that has been removed.
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The patient was given a diagnosis of presumptive chronic infectious endophthalmitis and underwent a pars plana vitrectomy and intraocular lens implant removal of the left eye.
The standard monofocal intraocular lens implanted during most cataract surgeries can help you focus at one particular distance.
early stage cataracts, the option of having the lens implant procedure was clearly the best solution in my case, at my age, with the added benefit of allowing me to throw away my three pairs of glasses.
The Latest Lens implants: Offering ReSTOR 3.0 and 2.5 multifocal lens implants to correct vision near and far.
KEYWORDS: Phacoemulsification, Lens implant, Visual outcomes, Diabetics, Non-diabetics.
An intraocular lens (IOL) is a lens implanted in the eye used to rehabilitate the vision after cataract surgery.
"Laser eye and lens implant surgery has a huge impact on the lives of patients, allowing the vast majority of them to live a glasses-free life.
Being extremely myopic, she participated in a study in Minnesota with a glass lens implant. For extreme myopia, laser surgery works at first, but as the tissue ages, some myopia returns, whereas the glass lens holds its corrective shape over time.
What happens to our vision after eye surgery in which the lens is removed and there is no lens implant? At 17 years old I was struck in my right eye by a hard-hit baseball.
Trevor Dawson, of Brunton Park, Gosforth, is one of the first UK patients to undergo the trifocal lens implant procedure at the London Eye Hospital - at PS7,000 per eye.
Mild cataracts may be treated with eye glasses but, once the cataract is advanced, it will require cataract surgery, in which the natural cloudy lens is removed and replaced with an artificial lens implant known as an intraocular lens or IOL.