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Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

EyeRounds Online Atlas of Ophthalmology

Contributor: Dr. Swaranjit Singh Bhatti, Bhatti Eye Clinic

Category: Cataract

Artisan (claw) intraocular lens

artisan(claw) intraocular lens

This intraocular lens (seen here in the anterior chamber) is a versatile lens that can be implanted in the anterior chamber or the posterior chamber. Originating in Holland, as the Worst lobster claw lens (invented by Dr Jan Worst), and commonly used in India for about 30 yearsyrs, it has now been rediscovered as a refractive intraocular lens (the Verisyse lens) and renamed for regular use as the artisan lens

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last updated: 02-08-2008
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