The Asia-Pacific Journal of Ophthalmology

Asia-Pacific Journal of Ophthalmology:

Issue 6, November/December 2016 Review Article

Update on Treating High Myopia With Implantable Collamer Lenses

Wang, Xiaoying; Zhou, Xingtao



Author Information


From the Eye and ENT Hospital of Fudan University, Myopia Key Laboratory of the Health Ministry, Shanghai, China. 


Reprints: Xiaoying Wang, MD, PhD, Department of Ophthalmology, Eye and ENT Hospital of Fudan University, Myopia Key Laboratory of the Health Ministry, No. 19 BaoQing Rd, XuHui District, Shanghai 200031, China. E‐mail: doctxiaoyingwang@163.com.



Abstract


The purpose of this article is to provide updates on the treatment of high myopia with the implantable collamer lens (ICL). The ICL has become an important technique used in intraocular refractive surgery. With improvements in material, design, and application, the ICL has good efficacy, predictability, long-term safety and stability, manageable complications, and reversibility. More and more refractive surgeons are taking note of the ICL. This article reviews the material characteristics and the latest designs of the ICL along with the clinical applications, visual quality, and future development.




Full Text

View PDF Online

Download PDF

APJO Express
2018
2017
E-Newsletter+
2018
2017
2016

More About APAO

  • http://www.apaophth.org/
  • http://2017.apaophth.org/
  • http://www.apaophth.org/apao-ldp/
  • http://www.apaophth.org/fellowship-program/
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
< >
All Rights Reserved © Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology  
Title×
Confirm
Cancel