Accommodating IOL changes radius of surface curvature

Mark Packer, MD, FACS

Dr. Packer, is co-editor of Cataract Corner. He is assistant clinical professor of ophthalmology at Oregon Health & Science University, Portland and is in private practice in Eugene with Drs. Fine, Hoffman & Packer.

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I. Howard Fine, MD

Dr. Fine is clinical professor of ophthalmology at Casey Eye Institute, Oredon Health & Science University and founding member of his practice, Oregon Eye Associates, Eugene.

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Richard S. Hoffman

An accommodating IOL (NuLens, NuLens Ltd.) is one of the most exciting IOL technologies under development and research. This lens differs from single-optic and dual-optic accommodating IOL designs in that it changes its power during accommodative effort not by a movement in IOL optic position, but by a change in the radius of curvature of the optic surface.

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