Phakic IOLs offer promise from a U.S. surgeon's perspective

In a recent Market Scope report onphakic IOLs, editor David Harmon observes: "Phakic IOLs have become a standard part of the European ophthalmologist's tool kit. CE Mark regulatory approval has been granted to four manufacturers of the devices . . . Europe has become the center of worldwide phakic IOL clinical experience . . . European surgeons implanted an estimated 15,350 phakic IOLs last year."