Delhi Journal of Ophthalmology

Classification of Intraocular Lenses

Vaibhav Nagpal
Guru Nanak Eye Centre, Maulana Azad Medical college & assoc. Hospitals New Delhi, India.

Editor-in-Chief, Delhi Journal of Ophthalmology, Dr R.P.Centre, AIIMS.


Corresponding Author:

Vaibhav Nagpal  
MS, DNB, FICO MRCSEd, 
Senior Resident
Ophthalmology, Guru Nanak Eye Centre, 
New Delhi, India.
E-mail: nagpal.vaibhav@gmail.com


Received: 14-JUN-2022 Accepted: 20-JUN-2022 Published Online: 25-JUN-2022
DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.7869/djo.775

Abstract
This article aims at providing a synopsis of intraocular lenses which are being used in the present practice. The types have been classified based on structure, sites of fixation, optic and haptic material, Focality and also asphericity. The article also emphasizes the IOLs which have special functions and are used in uncommon situations. Future designs and newer concepts are being introduced every year owing to the advancements in our field. 

Keywords :Intraocular Lenses, PMMA, Anterior Chamber IOL, Posterior Chamber IOL

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