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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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Physicians call for universal, single-payer health care system

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Application of Novel Software Algorithms to Spectral-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography for Automated Detection of Diabetic Retinopathy

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, May 2016, Volume 47 Issue 5
To present novel software algorithms applied to spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) for automated…
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Key Components in the Design and Execution of a Successful Clinical Trial

This activity is supported by educational grants from Allergan, Inc.; Genentech, Inc.; and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

The advent of intravitreal therapies to treat retinal diseases has revolutionized the management of retinal pathology…
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VIDEO: Reverse side cuts with femtosecond laser enable better self-sealing of primary incision during cataract surgery

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