TITLE

Study: Intracorneal inlay explanted in majority of cases after significant complications

PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News;12/10/2009, Vol. 27 Issue 23, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses research on the complications from implantation of a hydrogel intracorneal inlay in hyperopic eyes. It references a study published in "Ophthalmology." The study examined 34 eyes with preoperative hyperopia of +3.9 D that were implanted with the Permavision intracorneal inlay from Anamed. After three months, it was found that uncorrected visual acuity improved, but at two years a loss of two or more lines of best corrected visual acuity in 35 percent of eyes.
ACCESSION #
45566929

 

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