TITLE

Lens support system aids in cataract surgery

PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Ophthalmology Times;10/1/2008, Vol. 33 Issue 19, p43
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the development of an ophthalmic lens support system to stabilize the lens before or during cataract surgery in Royal Oak, Michigan. The lens is claimed to prevent complications such as capsule tears, zonular dialysis and dislocation of the lens into the back of the eye. It is consist of a cannula and a piston.
ACCESSION #
34786993

 

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