After about sixty years of IOL development, one key remaining problem is its limited accommodation range compared with natural eyes.
To overcome this performance limit, we explore bio-inspired fluidic IOL.
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Beijing Institute of Ophthalmology, Beijing Tongren Eye Center, Beijing Tongren Hospital of Capital Medical University, Beijing Key Laboratory of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Beijing, 100005, China. Department of Ophthalmology, Jacobs Retina Center at the Shiley Eye Institute, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California.
The invention of intraocular lens (IOL), a substitute for crystalline lens, represents a major advancement in cataract surgery.
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The membrane lens 50 is thus slightly pressurized and deforms into the shape or position 59 shown in phantom lines in FIG.7 as the chamber 56 deforms into the shape indicated in FIG.
When focusing, the eye deforms either the IOL of the present invention or the natural crystalline lens 19 in FIG.