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Biomimetic accommodating intraocular lens (IOL)

DeBoer, Charles and Do, Hyung Wan and Lee, Jonathan and Humayun, Mark and Tai, Yu-Chong (2012) Biomimetic accommodating intraocular lens (IOL). In: 2012 IEEE 25th International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems. IEEE , Piscataway, NJ, pp. 926-929. ISBN 978-1-4673-0325-5.

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This work reports a preliminary study of a fully implantable biomimetic accommodative intraocular lens (IOL) structured as a MEMS-valved endocapsular balloon. The biomimetic accommodative IOL is modeled after the geometry of a 29-year-old human lens and fabricated using only biocompatible materials. Successful accommodation, or focusing ability of the lens, is demonstrated in an objective benchtop test bed with enucleated porcine eyes. After surgical implantation of the lens, the focusing muscles of the eye are stretched in a manner consistent with prior work to demonstrate a change in focal power as the muscle is stretched in a manner similar to the natural lens. This work also includes detailed surgical procedures for the insertion and inflation of the lens.

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Additional Information:© 2012 IEEE. Date of Current Version: 15 March 2012. The authors would like to thank Raul Lopez, MD, Juan Carlos Gutierrez, MD, and Juan Carlos Martinez, MD from the University of Southern California for their surgical help.
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Official Citation:DeBoer, C.; Hyung Wan Do; Lee, J.; Humayun, M.; Yu-chong Tai; , "Biomimetic accommodating intraocular lens (IOL)," Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS), 2012 IEEE 25th International Conference on , vol., no., pp.926-929, Jan. 29 2012-Feb. 2 2012 doi: 10.1109/MEMSYS.2012.6170337
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