Implantable Contact Lenses

What Are Implantable Contact Lenses?

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Wanting to see clearly is more than just a convenience. If you are one of the nearly 8 million Americans with visual difficulties, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, wearing glasses or contact lenses is an absolute necessity that is sometimes not enough. Implantable contact lenses (ICL) are one answer that may eliminate the need for glasses. Visian ICL vs LASIK Eye

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What is the ICL?

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ICL, which stands for implantable contact lens, is basically just that; a lens, much like a contact lens that is implanted inside of the eye. It’s kind of like somebody putting their contact lenses in, and then never having to take them out. The results of the procedure are very fast. The full effects aren’t quite seen the day of

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The History of Lens Implants

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Implanting a tiny plastic lens inside the eye is the standard procedure for correcting cataracts and is also used for correcting the vision in people who are nearsighted, farsighted, and have astigmatism. How did the idea of using a plastic lens implant get started ? In World War II, some British fighter pilots were wounded in their eyes by plastic

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