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.

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.

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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