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Progressive IOL for mini incision shows good preliminary study results

Progressive IOL for mini incision shows good preliminary study results
May 25, 2016

MILAN — A new progressive IOL for a mini incision provides optimal vision at all distances, with no halos and a minimal amount of glare, according to the preliminary results of a study.

The Mini Well IOL (Sifi) is a four-point fixation lens made of a hydrophilic material, preloaded in an injector and easy to implant through a mini incision. It is an new optical concept, based on the induction of wavefront aberrations of opposite sign in the central pupil section.

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VIDEO: Surgeon recommends screening patients for ocular surface issues before cataract surgery

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Characterization of Intraocular Pressure Increases and Management Strategies Following Treatment With Fluocinolone Acetonide Intravitreal Implants in the FAME Trials

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, May 2016, Volume 47 Issue 5
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New Treatment Paradigms for Diabetic Retinopathy: Current Status and Applications for Practice

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

Despite a number of effective treatment options, diabetic eye disease is a leading cause of vision loss in the United…
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VIDEO: Clear lens exchange with customized toric IOL in highly astigmatic post-PK patient

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