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Separate Phakic IOL Trials Recommended For Young, Old Patients

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

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Refractive implant manufacturers pursuing claims for device implantation in phakic eyes - those with a natural lens - should conduct separate studies on younger and older patient populations to examine the risk of cataractogenesis, FDA's Ophthalmic Devices Advisory Panel recommended at a May 12 meeting.

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