Corneal lens implant (Video)

This video shows an intra-stromal lens that’s been inserted directly into the cornea. These lenses are no longer used as they caused many problems with corneal oxygenation.

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Corneal lens
This slit-lamp photo was taken of a cornea with a aphakic lens kmplant. You can see how the corneal light reflex splits around the lens, and the right edge of the lens by retroillumination.
Corneal implant
This photo shows a implant that is implanted directly into the cornea. These aphakic lenses never gained much popularity secondary to problems with cornea oxygenation.
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Dr. Timothy Root is a practicing ophthalmologist and cataract surgeon in Daytona Beach, Florida. His books, video lectures, and training resources can be found at:

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