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Contact lens inserted inside eye

10th June 2008

The Daily Mail reports on a patient's experience of a surgical procedure which allows a contact lens to be implanted into the eye to correct myopia.

Dr Goran Helgason, a cataract and refractive surgeon at Advance VisionCare in Harley Street, London, said: "The lenses we use for ICLs are made of a soft, flexible plastic that contains a small amount of collagen."

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Article Information

Title: Contact lens inserted inside eye
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 7058
Date Added: 10th Jun 2008


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