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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 113-117

Newer intraocular lens materials and design


Head of R & D, Care Group India, India

Correspondence Address:
Sanjay Argal
Block No. 310, Dabhasa, Ta. Padra, Vadodara - 391 440, Gujarat
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2320-3897.112180

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The continued development of new intraocular lens (IOL) material and design has provided cataract surgeons more lens-based options than ever before. Surgeons must carefully evaluate, which IOLs may be the best for their patients and their practices. The roles of refractive index, water content, optic coloration (blue- or violet-light-blocking), and design of acrylic IOLs are widely debatable among surgeons. Ease of use, availability, cost, and surgeon preference are also important factors that influence surgeons' IOL selection.


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