Bausch + Lomb unveils enVista IOL reusable injectorBausch + Lomb have announced the U.S. introduction of BLIS (Bausch + Lomb Injector System), designed exclusively for use with the enVista glistening-free, hydrophobic acrylic IOL.
Carl Zeiss buys IOL manufacturer Aaren ScientificCarl Zeiss Meditec AG announced it has acquired, through its subsidiary Carl Zeiss Meditec Inc., 100% of the shares in Aaren Scientific Inc., a U.S.-based manufacturer of intraocular lenses (IOLs).
IOP-lowering benefit of phacoemulsificationNumerous reports show that phacoemulsification lowers IOP, but further research is needed to understand what mediates the change, according to Douglas J. Rhee, MD.
Small-incision toric lens surgery helps to reduce astigmatismKevin Lavery, MD, describes his technique for implanting a 1-piece acrylic astigmatic lens (Tecnis Toric IOL, Abbott Medical Optics) through a 2.2-mm incision or even smaller.
Match your patient with the optimal IOLThe most challenging part of offering premium intraocular lenses (IOLs) at your practice happens long before a surgeon enters the operating room. That challenge is providing the IOL that best meets the patient's vision needs and lifestyle.
Omeros seeks new drug approval for ILR surgeryOmeros Corp. has announced that it recently submitted a new drug application to the FDA for approval of a new drug for use in patients undergoing IOL replacement (ILR) surgery.
‘Locking in’ lens powerA light-adjustable IOL continues to show potential for delivering customized vision with predictable results.
B + L debuts Incise IOL in EuropeIncise with enhanced acrylic and improved Stellaris system capabilities was designed to minimize posterior capsular opacification.
Secondary IOL implantation safe in pediatric patientsSecondary IOL implantation is widely accepted, especially in aphakic patients who have become contact lens intolerant or noncompliant. A number of studies on the topic, mostly from Western countries, have had small sample sizes, and the safety and efficacy of the procedure have not been well studied.
Intraoperative aberrometry guides IOL choiceNew clinical data suggest that an improved intraoperative aberrometer can help improve clinical outcomes for patients who receive an aspheric, hydrophobic IOL, said Dee Stephenson, MD, of Stephenson Eye Associates in Venice, FL.