Trials set for dual-optic accommodating IOL

January 1, 2005

Irvine, CA-The FDA has approved Visiogen Inc.'s Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) for the Synchronym dual-optic accommodating IOL.

Irvine, CA-The FDA has approved Visiogen Inc.'s Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) for the Synchronym dual-optic accommodating IOL.

The company plans to begin U.S. clinical trials in 2005 on what it calls the first lens of its kind.

The company also has developed a pre-loaded injector for delivery of the lens, which can be inserted through a small incision. Trials outside the U.S. will begin in 2005, according to Luis Vargas, MD, the company's medical director.