Glistenings in Modern IOL Materials

  title={Glistenings in Modern IOL Materials},
  • Published 2013
Glistenings, or microvacuoles, have been observed with most modern IOL materials. Glistenings are tiny inclusions of water present within the matrix of the IOL material that may be seen after implantation. While glistenings can be identified by the eye care professional at the slit lamp, they are cosmetic in nature, and are not generally observed by the patient. A large body of peer-reviewed literature demonstrates that glistenings do not adversely affect visual function, as measured using best… CONTINUE READING
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