ICLs gain acceptance with proven tolerability

April 15, 2004

Mendoza, Argentina-Intraocular contact lenses (ICLs) (STAAR Surgical) have been used for many years outside the United States, and the results indicate that the ICLs can be tolerated over the long term. More patients have been opting to have this type of lens implanted following a previous LASIK procedure, and their visual outcomes have been good, according to Roberto Zaldivar, MD.