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, 255. pp. 1687-1696. ISSN 1435-702X

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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: 09 Sep 2021 18:58

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