Enhanced surgical technique optimizes safety and efficacy of corneal inlay

WARSAW, Poland β€” A new surgical technique for insertion of the Icolens corneal inlay proved safe and effective in a series of patients, according to one speaker.β€œThe procedure is performed under topical anesthesia and involves two stages. Stage one is creation of the corneal pocket using the Femto LDV laser (Ziemer Ophthalmics), and stage two involves insertion of the hydrogel inlay using a unique preloaded deployment device,” Sarah Moran, MD, said at the winter meeting of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons.

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