Category: EYE

myopia

Myopia, or near-sightedness or short-sightedness, is an eye disorder where light focuses in front of, instead of on, the retina. This causes distant objects to be blurry while close objects appear normal. Myopia may cause headaches and eye strain.

cataract

A cataract is an opacification of the lens of the eye which leads to a decrease in vision.

DMEK

Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty DMEK is a partial-thickness cornea transplant procedure that involves selective removal of the patient’s Descemet membrane and endothelium, followed by transplantation of donor corneal endothelium and Descemet membrane without additional stromal tissue from the donor. The graft tissue is merely 10-15 microns thick. (University of Iowa Health Care)

CTR

Capsular Tension Ring For the stabilization of the capsular bag in the presence of weakened or compromised zonules. Possible benefits: • Circular expansion and stabilization of the capsular bag • Safe IOL centration in eyes with zonular dehiscence • Prevents IOL decentration after capsular shrinking • Stabilized conditions during phaco emulsification surgery • Reduced risk of capsular …

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CPMA

Comprehensive Platform Management Astigmatism

PIOL

phakic intra ocular lenses

diplopia

double vision Lacking coordination of the two eyes results in two pictures. Can be after trauma, dislocation of the eyes or malfunction of muscles, or neuromuscular. Can be first sign of systemic disease. Can be temporarily e. g. after alcoholic intoxication.

IOL

Intraocular Lens   IOL for upcoming cataract surgery have three choices. Traditional  IOL This type of lens offers clear vision at one distance only. It is also known as a standard monofocal lens. Toric IOL This IOL corrects astigmatism, or an irregularly shaped cornea. Trifocal, Multifocal and Accommodating IOLs These IOLs assist with near, far …

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LAL

Light Adjustable Lens

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