‘Refractive add’ inlay improves ability to read newsprint in presbyopes

AMSTERDAM — A new corneal inlay procedure that is “reasonably successful,” but which is reversible and well tolerated, is available under CE mark, according to a presenter here.The Icolens (Neoptics) is a “refractive add” type of inlay, Caroline Baily, MD, said at the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons meeting.  It is a 3-mm hydrogel lens with an edge thickness of 15 microns or less and a central hole of 150 µm to facilitate nutrient flow. The Icolens System comprises the micro-lens, femtosecond pocket-cutting algorithm and a unique preloaded (Read more...)

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