Intraocular lenses in age-related macular degeneration

Grzybowski, Andrzej and Wasinska-Borowiec, Weronika and Alio, Jorge L. and Amat-Peral, Pedro and Tabernero, Juan (2017) Intraocular lenses in age-related macular degeneration. Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology. ISSN 0721-832X

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Purpose The aim of this work is to review the lenses, assessing their advantages and disadvantages. We describe a total of seven types of intraocular lenses (IOLs) recommended for age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Methods We used the PubMed web platform to search for implantable devices in various stages of AMD. We searched for both prospective and retrospective studies and also case reports. Results Clinical results in AMD patients have been described for a total of seven types of IOLs recommended for AMD: an implantable miniature telescope (IMT), IOL-VIP System, Lipshitz macular implant (LMI), sulcus-implanted Lipshitz macular implant, LMI-SI, Fresnel Prism Intraocular Lens, iolAMD and Scharioth Macula Lens. Conclusions We conclude that to objectively ascertain the effectiveness and safety of these lenses, further independent clinical studies with longer follow-up data are necessary prior to the general use of these optical devices.

Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: Implantable miniature telescope, IOL-VIP system, Lipshitz macular implant, Fresnel prism intraocular lens, iolAMD, Scharioth macula lens
Faculty: ARCHIVED Faculty of Medical Science (until September 2018)
Depositing User: Ian Walker
Date Deposited: 09 Aug 2017 10:30
Last Modified: 14 Nov 2019 16:10

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