Private ophthalmic companies showcase innovative new IOLs

BOSTON — At the Ophthalmology Innovation Summit here, officials from several ophthalmic companies touted innovative new products currently under development. Anew Optics is developing the Zephyr, an IOL design based on maintaining an open capsule and allowing circulation of the aqueous humor, according to CEO Anna Hayes. The Zephyr is an 8.8-mm fully circular lens that keeps the capsule open and impedes lens epithelial migration, and the posterior ring keeps the optical zone clear, Hayes said.

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