An artificial lens which is implanted in place of a damaged or diseased natural lens. Intraocular lenses are commonly used in cataract surgical procedures, to replace the eye's clouded lens.
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practicing optometrists and ophthalmologists. The information provided is not intended
to be a substitute for regular medical care or to diagnose or treat
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