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FDA Approves Implantable Vision-Correcting Lens

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SILVER SPRING, Md., July 8, 2016 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Revision Optics Inc.’s Raindrop Near Vision Inlay device that corrects near vision for patients with presbyopia, providing an alternative for surgical, outpatient treatment of the disease. The Raindrop is the second FDA-approved implantable corneal device for correction of near vision in patients who have not had cataract surgery, and the first implantable device that changes the shape of the cornea to achieve improved vision. The device is made of a hydrogel material and resembles a tiny contact lens smaller than the eye of...Read full article

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