Accommodating intraocular lenses: a critical review of present and future concepts

  title={Accommodating intraocular lenses: a critical review of present and future concepts},
  author={Rupert M. Menapace and Oliver Findl and Katharina Kriechbaum and Ch. Leydolt-Koeppl},
  journal={Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology},
Significant efforts have been made to develop lens implants or refilling procedures that restore accommodation. Even with monofocal implants, apparent or pseudoaccommodation may provide the patient with substantial though varying spectacle independence. True pseudophakic accommodation with a change of overall refractive power of the eye may be induced either by an anterior shift or a change in curvature of the lens optic. Passive-shift lenses were designed to move forward under ciliary muscle… CONTINUE READING
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