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Patients Unsuitable for LASIK Could Benefit from Vision Correction Surgery Using Intraocular Lenses

People who are unsuitable for LASIK because of moderate or extreme nearsightedness or severe astigmatism may benefit from a surgical procedure using intraocular lenses. Phakic intraocular collamer lenses, also called Phakic IOLs or ICLs, have been found safe and effective after five years, according to research presented today at AAO 2016, the 120th annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
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