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Optical analysis of eyes implanted with corneal inlays for correction of presbyopia

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First Author: S.Beer BRAZIL

Co Author(s):    R. Silva   M. Nakano   C. Francesconi   M. Campos   F. Hirai   E. Nitschke

Abstract Details


To report 1year follow-up data related to safety and efficacy


University-based refractive clinic


Corneal Inlay (Presbia Flexivue Microlens&trade, Presbia Coöperatief U.A., Netherlands) was implanted in the non-dominant eye of emetropic presbyopic patients (0.75 SE 1.00SE) after the creation of a 300 microns depth stromal pocket using a femtosecond laser. Patients were followed according to a clinical protocol including refraction, anterior segment imaging analysis(Oculiser,Alcon) and wavefront evaluation (Nidek OPD Scan).


Thirty (30) patients have been enrolled to date in this ongoing study. The mean age is 50,83 years (range 45 to 60 years); 70% female, 30% male . The mean UNVA improved to jagger 1 in 90,5% of eyes treated with the Microlens. All eyes improved four lines in all date. The binocular UDVA is 20/20 in all cases. Patients reported near vision to be good or excellent in 86,4%. At the latest follow-up period, induction of corneal spherical aberration is statistically significant (as intended to improve near visual acuity).We had only one late complication and the implant was removed.


In this data analysis, Presbia Flexivue Microlens&tradeprovided patients with improved near vision as a function of a myopic shift and negative spherical aberration. This intracorneal inlay appears to be an effective alternative to other procedures for the correction of presbyopia. FINANCIAL INTEREST: One of more of the authors... is employed by a forNONEprofit company with an interest in the subject of the presentation, One of more of the authors... research is funded, fully or partially, by a company producing, developing or supplying the product or procedure presented

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