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Technology needs for the development of the accommodative intraocular lens
Author(s): Okihiro Nishi
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Paper Abstract

Refilling the lens capsule while preserving capsular integrity offers the potential to restore ocular accommodation. There are two persisting problems in capsular bag refilling for possible clinical application: Leakage of the injectable material through the capsular opening and capsular opacification. Numerous attempts for solving these cardinal problems have not been proven to be clinically applicable. Recently, we developed a novel capsular bag refilling procedure using a novel accommodative intraocular lens that serves as an optic as well as a plug for sealing the capsular opening. The procedure and the results of monkey experiments will be presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 March 2010
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 7550, Ophthalmic Technologies XX, 75500B (3 March 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.848642
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Okihiro Nishi, Nishi Eye Hospital (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7550:
Ophthalmic Technologies XX
Fabrice Manns; Per G. Söderberg; Arthur Ho, Editor(s)

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