viscoelastic

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viscoelastic

 [vis″ko-e-las´tik]
both viscous and elastic; said of viscous substances used to restore or maintain the shape of the eye, especially the anterior chamber, during cataract surgery or other procedures performed on the anterior chamber.

vis·co·e·las·tic

(vis'kō-ĕ-las'tik),
A gel injected into the anterior chamber during ophthalmic surgery to maintain the depth of the chamber, protect the corneal endothelium, and stabilize the vitreous.
[viscous + elastic]