accommodating IOL

Definitions of accommodating IOL
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n a lens implant containing a hinge that allows for both near and far vision (thus mimicking the natural lens of a young person)

Synonyms:
accommodating lens implant
Type of:
IOL, interocular lens implant, lens implant
a clear plastic lens that is implanted in the eye; usually done when the natural lens has been removed in a cataract operation

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