What is Artisan lens?
The ARTISAN® Phakic IOL is an intraocular lens that is inserted in front of your natural lens, between the cornea and the iris, during a surgical procedure. This type of lens is called a phakic TOL, because the eye still has it natural lens in place.
What is Aphakic lens?
Aphakia is a condition in which you’re missing the lens of one or both of your eyes. You can be born that way or lose the lens due to an injury. Or your doctor might remove it during an operation for cataracts. When you have aphakia, it’s hard to see things clearly with the affected eye.
Which lens is best for Motiyabind?
A monofocal lens is the most common type of lens used in cataract surgery, according to AAO. This type of lens is designed to give you crisp, clear vision at one particular distance.
How much does an intraocular lens cost?
Intraocular lens prices are determined by several factors, including the surgeon you choose and the area of the country where your intraocular lens surgery is performed. In general the cost of a lens implant is $1,500 to $3,000 per eye.
How do I select Aciol?
The most common method of sizing an ACIOL is by determining the white-to-white (WTW) diameter and adding 1mm; however, these estimations of angle position vary in accuracy depending on the anatomy of the patient. Additionally, the length varies depending on if the surgeon is sitting superiorly or temporally.
What happens if the lens of the eye is removed?
Once the natural lens in the eye has been removed, the eye loses its ability to focus light and images clearly on to the retina, the light-sensitive tissue that lines the inside surface of the eye.
Who makes aphakic contact lenses?
Silsoft Super Plus Aphakic Contact Lenses are a special version of Silsoft made specifically for kids (aka pediatric patients). For children who have had their interocular lens removed (or were both without one), Silsoft is a great option to correct their site without needing to rely on glasses.
What is the best monofocal IOL?
Monofocal Lenses Fifty-four percent of the surgeons say they use the Alcon IQ Aspheric IOL for most of their cases, while 31 percent prefer the J&J Vision Tecnis one-piece lens.
What is an artisan aphakia lens?
The Artisan aphakia lens (Ophtec BV) was the first iris-fixated IOL. The Artisan IOL was introduced in the 1980s by Worst and colleagues and was designed for anterior chamber placement. Anterior chamber IOL implantation is considered a simple, effective, and safe technique with predictable visual results (Figure 1). 1-3
How is the artisan aphakia IOL different from other IOLs?
The fixation is pressure-free and the IOL is spaced from the surrounding tissue. The Artisan Aphakia IOL is taking the lead in cases of aphakia without adequate zonular or capsular support, to prevent or correct IOL dislocation or subluxation.
Is artisan aphakic implantation safe in Eyes Without capsular support?
At 10 years, the mean endothelial cell loss was -8.86 ±16.01 percent compared to expected physiologic loss of 0.6 percent per year. Another study published in 2005 of 16 eyes after 36 months concluded that the Artisan aphakic IOL was a safe and effective option for implantation in eyes without capsular support. 5
Why choose ophtec for artisan® lenses?
Iris Fixation or Enclavation: To ensure the best outcomes for patients implanted with ARTISAN® lenses, OPHTEC provides lenses only to certified professionals. OPHTEC USA routinely conducts specialized certification courses with wet labs to develop and maintain surgical skills of providers.