Ophthalmic panel tackles Prelex technique
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
Study criteria for intraocular lenses to correct presbyopia following clear lens extraction will be explored March 5 by FDA's Ophthalmic Devices Panel in Gaithersburg, Md. Potential candidates for a presbyopic lens exchange (Prelex) indication include Advanced Medical Optics' Array multifocal lens, Eyeonics' CrystaLens AT-45 and Alcon's Acrysof multifocal IOL. Array has been available for U.S. use in cataract surgery since 1997, while AT-45 earned approval Nov. 14 for aphakic treatment of near, immediate and distance vision (1"The Gray Sheet" Dec. 22, 2003, p. 25)...
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