Definitions for "Intraocular Lens"
A man-made silicone or plastic lens used to replace the natural crystalline lens of the eye. Used in cataract surgery, Phakic Intraocular Lens (P-IOL) implantation, or Refractive Lens Exchange.
(or IOL ) - an implanted lens in the eye, usually replacing the existing crystalline lens because it has been clouded over by a cataract. They usually consist of a plastic lens with plastic side struts called haptics to hold the lens in place within the capsular bag.
an artificial lens that is implanted into the eye of someone to replace a damaged natural lens or someone who has had a cataract removed