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Visual acuity improved at 36 months with flanged IOL fixation

Visual acuity improved at 36 months with flanged IOL fixation
February 24, 2017

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Flanged IOL fixation, a new technique for transconjunctival intrascleral fixation of an IOL, is a minimally invasive procedure that improves corrected and uncorrected visual acuity, according to a speaker here.

“Flanged IOL fixation technique is a simple and minimally invasive way and provides good IOL fixation with firm haptic fixation,” Shin Yamane, MD, of Japan, said at the inaugural Retina World Congress.

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Tomographic Findings After Implantation of Ferrara Intrastromal Corneal Ring Segments in Keratoconus

Journal of Refractive Surgery, February 2017, Volume 33 Issue 2
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