Iris-fixated lens effective for high myopia up to -20 D

September 1, 2004

San Diego-The Artisan/Verisyse phakic IOL (Ophtec USA, AMO) fared well in preliminary analysis of data from one U.S. investigational center. It appears to be a safeand effective implant for use in patients with high myopia, according to Kerry Assil, MD, who spoke during the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery annual meeting.