TITLE

Intracorneal micro-lens a minimally invasive option for presbyopia

AUTHOR(S)
Cimberle, Michela
PUB. DATE
August 2010
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News;8/10/2010, Vol. 28 Issue 15, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the Flexivue intracorneal micro-lens as an easy, safe and reversible option for presbyopia, according to surgeon Ioannis G. Pallikaris. Pallikaris of Presbia reveals that the micro-lens was made of a highly biocompatible hydrophilic polymer designed to be inserted within the corneal stroma. The surgeon also uses the centration device of the Allegretto excimer laser from Alcon to make sure that the lens is placed on the visual axis.
ACCESSION #
52543759

 

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