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  eMedicine - Intraocular Lens Decentration : Article by Robert H Graham, MD
Decentration of an IOL may be the result of the original surgical placement of the lens, or it may develop in the postoperative period because of external (eg, trauma, eye rubbing) or internal forces (eg, scarring, peripheral anterior synechiae [PAS], capsular contraction, size disparity).
Inadequate size: A lens that is too small may be too mobile and cause intermittent damage to the cornea and iris.
Osher RH, Cionni RJ: Dislocation of intraocular lenses.
www.emedicine.com /oph/topic70.htm   (2699 words)

  Intraocular lens - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An intraocular lens (or IOL) is an implanted lens in the eye, usually replacing the existing crystalline lens because it has been clouded over by a cataract.
Insertion of an intraocular lens is the most commonly performed eye surgical procedure; cataracts are the most common eye disease.
Intraocular lenses have been used since 1999 for correcting larger errors in myopic (near-sighted), hyperopic (far-sighted), and astigmatic eyes.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Intraocular_lens   (1213 words)

 The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Consensus Development Program: Intraocular Lens Implantation
For those who are to undergo lens implantation, careful slit lamp examination of the eye is imperative to rule out abnormalities that may contraindicate IOL implantation, in addition, there was a consensus that A-scan ultrasonography is of definite benefit in the preoperative examination.
Elderly patients with disabling cataracts in both eyes, in which case an intraocular lens may be indicated in one eye, and perhaps in the second eye if the patient cannot function adequately on a uniocular basis.
One is a five-year study of the effects of intraocular lenses on the corneal endothelium.
consensus.nih.gov /1979/1979LensImplantation017html.htm   (2626 words)

 Eye Surgery Education Council
The process resembles that of cataract surgery; however in cataract surgery the lens is clouded, whereas in this surgery, the removed lens is clear.
Used to treat a wide range of hyperopia and myopia, this procedure involves inserting an implant called an intraocular lens (IOL) into the eye's anterior chamber - the area in front of the pupil - or posterior chamber - the area between the iris and the normal lens.
Safety of posterior chamber phakic intraocular lenses for the correction of high myopia: anterior segment changes after posterior chamber phakic intraocular lens implantation.
www.eyesurgeryeducation.com /lens_Implant.html   (692 words)

 IOL - Intraocular lens implant
Intraocular lenses, commonly called IOLs, may be one of the most important ophthalmic developments in the past 30 years.
Lens implant surgery has become so advanced in recent years that its benefits have been extended to healthy eyes.
Phakic lenses (implanting an IOL without removing the eye’s natural lens) are an option that will soon become available to young patients who may not be candidates for other refractive surgery options.
www.stlukeseye.com /eyeq/iol.asp   (274 words)

 CBF: What is an Intraocular Lens (IOL)?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Normally, light passes through the cornea and pupil and is focused by the lens onto the retina.
Without the lens, the incoming light is not properly focused and forms an extremely blurred image on the retina.
In the U.S., instead of aphakic glasses, a plastic intraocular lens (IOL) is implanted in the eye during surgery to replace the cataractous lens.
www.combatblindness.org /projects/iol.html   (536 words)

 Chemistry - Intraocular lens
Intraocular lenses has been used since 1999 for correcting larger errors in near sighted (myopic), far sighted (hyperopic) and astigmatic eyes.
This type of IOLs are also called PIOLs (phakic intraocular lenses) Most IOLs has not yet been approved by FDA, but many are under investigation, and some of the risks that FDA has found so far during a three year study of the Artisan lens, produced by Ophtec USA Inc, are:
After the lens is inserted, the surgeon checks that the incisions do not leek fluid, and you are done.
www.chemistrydaily.com /chemistry/Intraocular_lens   (1138 words)

 JCRS: Vol. 28, No. 7, July 2002
Effect of an acrylic intraocular lens with a sharp posterior optic edge on posterior capsule opacification
Lens epithelial cell outgrowth persisted on the Hydroview IOLs in control eyes and regressed on all 3 IOL types in uveitic eyes and on the AcrySof and CeeOn 911 IOLs in control eyes (P =.0001).
Intraocular lens biocompatibility is inversely related to inflammation.
www.ascrs.org /publications/jcrs/absjul02.html   (4691 words)

 CBF: Intraocular Lens Factory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
In cataract surgery, the clouded lens of the eye is removed.
Intraocular lenses (IOLs) are commonly used in cataract surgeries to replace the removed lens.
The intraocular lens is a dramatic improvement compared to the aphakic glasses both in visual improvement and "ease of use." Unfortunately, the cost of the IOL and the time required by the more technical surgery was a significant impediment to its use in India.
www.combatblindness.org /projects/iol_factory.html   (250 words)

 eMedicine - Intraocular Lens Dislocation : Article by Lihteh Wu
Posterior dislocation of an intraocular lens (IOL) is an uncommon complication of cataract surgery and Nd:YAG posterior capsulotomy.
With the intraocular snare, one of the haptics may be looped, and, at the same time, a 7-0 Prolene suture can be tied to it.
Although dislocated foldable IOLs were traditionally treated with removal of the lens and exchange to a PMMA IOL, a recent report demonstrates the feasibility of using existing surgical techniques to reposition the dislocated foldable IOLs.
www.emedicine.com /oph/topic392.htm   (3164 words)

 OII Intraocular Lens Sales
OII began in 1989 as an early innovator in the use of computer-controlled manufacturing of intraocular lenses, and now makes a full line of high quality IOLs and ophthalmic surgical products for cataract and refractive surgery.
For intraocular lens sales, you will find high performance hydrophilic acrylic IOLs, silicone lenses, PMMA lenses, heparin surface modified lenses for increased biocompatibility, and refractive lenses for the treatment of myopia and hyperopia.
As the first intraocular lens manufacturer located in the U.S. to be awarded CE registration, OII has a record of achievement matched by few in the industry.
www.oii-iol.com   (96 words)

 Intraocular Lens (IOL) Basics (IOL, cataract surgery, presbyopia, vision correction)
During cataract surgery the cloudy or discolored eye lens is removed, and replaced with an IOL, while phakic IOLs are placed directly over the existing lens.
In either case, the surgeon can make either a long incision along the side of the eye in which a non-foldable IOL can be placed, or a smaller incision for the foldable type, although the later is the more common practice.
Intraocular lens (IOL) insertion is a viable option for patients unable to undego LASIK.
www.locateadoc.com /articles.cfm/830/1263   (1057 words)

 Intraocular lens implant (IOL) for cataracts
Surgery for cataracts involves removing the natural lens of the eye that contains the cataract and either replacing it with an artificial lens called an intraocular lens implant (IOL) or compensating for its absence with eyeglasses or contact lenses.
This type of intraocular lens is shaped to provide good vision in just one particular range of distances, either near or distance vision.
This type of intraocular lens design provides correction for both near and distance vision, and both near and far objects can be in focus at the same time.
www.webmd.com /hw/health_guide_atoz/hw36086.asp   (580 words)

 Cataract Surgery and Intraocular Lens Implantation - Small Incision Technique with Foldable and Non Foldable ...
This was due to the size of the non foldable intraocular lens implant.
Your doctor's selection of the foldable lens may be based on his/her professional observations of cases where an intraocular lens (IOL) provides excellent visual results, and shows a delay or resistance to the growth of a secondary cataract or capsular clouding (opacification).
Recovery time depends upon the underlying health of the eye, the ease of the surgery, and the technique and IOL which has been selected by you and your doctor.
www.prk.com /cataracts/intraocular_lens_implants.html   (422 words)

 Cataract, Phacoemulsification & Intraocular Lens Implantation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Human eye has a natural lens which is normally transparent and forms a clear image of the outside world in the eye.
The reason being that unlike natural lens the IOL has a fixed power (estimated by doing Ultrasound of the eye) which is usually adjusted such that the mid-range or routine viewing distances are seen clearly, and for distances closer or further low powered glasses may still be needed.
Currently phacoemulsification with a foldable intraocular lens implantation through a 3 mm incision is the most preferred method of cataract surgery and has the best results, all over the world.
sdhawan.com /cataract.html   (2312 words)

 Accommodative Intraocular Lens (IOL)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Accommodative Intraocular Lens (IOL) Implantation is a surgical procedure to correct presbyopia.
The surgical procedure to implant an accommodative IOL is similar to cataract surgery.
The accommodative IOL features a hinged design that allows the lens to move forward as the eye attempts to focus on near objects, restoring some of the accommodative function in presbyopic patients.
www.uclaser.com /proc_accommodative.htm   (179 words)

 Intraocular Lens by EyeKon Medical   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
This lens is already CE approved and there have been over 300,000 implants with this material throughout the international market with excellent results.
We are dedicated to the development and manufacturing of innovative intraocular lenses, using only the finest materials, workmanship and quality control practices.
A cataract is a clouding of a part of the eye known as the crystalline lens.
www.mdriol.com   (621 words)

 Intraocular Lens Implant
Warren Hill MD provides excellence in eye care for Intraocular Lens Implant, located in Arizona Cataract Surgery is considered very successful with a low complication rate.
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www.doctor-hill.com /physicians/intraocular-lens-implant.html   (238 words)

 Cataracts - All About Cataract Surgery and Lens Implantation
The lens is made mostly of water and protein.
The protein is arranged to let light pass through and focus on the retina.
This can start to cloud small areas of the lens, blocking some light from reaching the retina and interfering with vision.
www.prk.com /cataracts/home.html   (324 words)

 eyeonics, Inc. > Makers of The Crystalens > The New Accommodating Intraocular Lens   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
eyeonics opened a new category for the first accommodating intraocular lens (IOL) – crystalens – that was FDA approved in November of 2003.
Demonstrating its leadership in a premium channel market, eyeonics, inc. culminated a 5-year effort to change in Medicare policy that now allows patients to choose an IOL that corrects presbyopia while maintaining their coverage for the cataract portion.
Headquartered in Aliso Viejo, California, eyeonics, inc. is located in the heart of the industry’s largest cluster of intraocular lens (IOL) manufacturers, with a manufacturing facility in Rancho Cucamonga, California.
www.candcvision.com   (369 words)

 Intraocular lens definition - Medical Dictionary definitions of popular medical terms
Intraocular lens: An artificial lens made of plastic, silicone, acrylic or other material that is implanted inside the eye during cataract surgery.
The IOL is implanted within the capsule, which provides permanent support for the lens.
The IOL is never handled or adjusted, as a contact lens might be.
www.medterms.com /script/main/art.asp?articlekey=7219   (227 words)

 Intraocular Lens,Spectacle Lens Manufacturer,Intraocular Lens Suppliers,Intraocular Optical Lens,Optical Lens ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
The intraocular lens range includes Low power Lenses, Negative Power Lenses, Scleral Fixation Lenses and Capsular Tension Rings in various models and dimensions.
Established with the technical know-how from Europe, Aurolab Manufacturers high quality Suture Needles approved by FDA in the range of 10-0 and 9-0 Nylon and 8-0 Silk (Braided / Virgin) in both single and Double Arm using state of art technology.
The Spectacle Lens division was established to meet the increasing customer demand for quick service and lighweight plastic lenses.
www.indiamart.com /aurolab   (437 words)

 AcrySof® ReSTOR Apodized Diffractive Posterior Chamber Intraocular Lens (IOL) - New Device Approval
The ACRYSOF® ReSTOR® Apodized Diffractive Optic Posterior IOL is an artificial lens implanted in the eye to restore vision after a clouded natural lens (cataract) is removed.
The lens of the IOL is convex on both sides (biconvex) and made of a soft plastic that can be folded prior to insertion, allowing placement through an incision smaller than the optic diameter of the lens.
The ACRYSOF® ReSTOR® IOL is intended to be positioned in the posterior chamber of the eye, replacing the natural lens.
www.fda.gov /cdrh/mda/docs/p040020.html   (323 words)

Functional Outcome and Patient Satisfaction After Artisan Phakic Intraocular Lens Implantation for the Correction of Myopia(pdf)
Artisan Toric Phakic Intraocular Lens for the Correction of High Astigmatism (pdf)
Functional Outcome and Patient Satisfaction After Artisan Phakic Intraocular Lens Implantation for the Correction of Myopia (pdf)
www.artisanlens.co.kr /public_html/kr/artisan/altisan_07.jsp   (137 words)

 Intraocular Lens
Warren Hill MD provides excellence in eye care for Intraocular Lens, located in Arizona Cataract Surgery is considered very successful with a low complication rate.
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www.doctor-hill.com /physicians/intraocular-lens.html   (188 words)

 Intraocular Lens Manufacturer,Artificial Intraocular Lens,Intra Ocular Lens,Intra Ocular Surgery Lens, Intraocular Lens ...
Intraocular Lens Manufacturer,Artificial Intraocular Lens,Intra Ocular Lens,Intra Ocular Surgery Lens, Intraocular Lens Exporter,Manufacturer India.
Versatility of our precise advanced technology allows us to produce your own design with utmost accuracy.
www.eagleopticsindia.com /intraocular-lens.html   (110 words)

 Intraocular Lens, Intraocular Lens Manufacturers Suppliers Exporters   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
All Categories > Opthalmic Instruments > Intraocular Lens
Indian Industry, an online B2B platform offering listings of companies engaged in manufacturing, supplying and wholesale export business.
This page contains manufacturers, suppliers, and wholesalers of Intraocular Lens.
www.indianindustry.com /opthalmic/5733.html   (183 words)

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