accommodating lens implant

Definitions of accommodating lens implant
  1. noun
    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 IOL
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    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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