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Articles on the lumina lens

The AkkoLens Accommodating Intraocular lens

The ‘holy grail’ of intraocular lens development is an IOL that can both restore sight and allow the patient to focus without glasses is an ‘accommodating intraocular lens’. The Lumina offers high visual sharpness, accommodation and contrast sensitivity comparable to a high quality monofocal lens.

New lens gets results

The Lumina retained significant objective and subjective accommodation at 12 and 24 months after surgery, reports Jorge Alió, presenting at the American Academy of Ophthalmology 2017 Annual Meeting in New Orleans, USA.

Visual Outcomes and Accommodative Response of the Lumina Accommodative Intraocular Lens.

The Lumina restores the visual function, accommodation, and contrast sensitivity after cataract surgery with no effect on contrast sensitivity.

The AkkoLens Lumina accommodative intraocular lens.

The Lumina lens is positioned in the ciliary muscle which drives the lens directly and the Lumina provides up to 4D of accommodative The lens is implanted, suture-free, with a standard butterfly cartridge through a 2.8mm incision. Patients see sharply near, intermediate and far and visual acuity and contrast sensitivity are comparable to a high‐quality monofocal lens.

Implantation of a Novel Accommodative Intraocular Lens With Cubic Optical Elements in Rabbit Eyes.

The biomechanical aspects of a prototype were studied in artificial silicone capsular bags and in animals. The Lumina is manufactured from a standard hydrophilic provides, in vitro, 4 diopters of accommodation.

Clear view with the AkkoLens Lumina.

Sixteen Bulgarians suffering from cataract now see clearly, thanks to the advanced AkkoLens Lumina accommodative intraocular lens. The revolutionary implant change dioptre and help patients to throw glasses away.

Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today Europe: Will Accommodating IOLs Ever Work?

The future for accommodative lenses now evidence of accommodation is available

EuroTimes: Will Accommodating IOLs Ever Work?

The future for accommodative lenses now evidence of accommodation is available

Accommodative intraocular lenses: where are we and where we are going.

An investigation evaluates the first clinical results of patients implanted with the Lumina lens. In the study eyes implanted with the Lumina were assessed during a follow up period of one year. Significant improvement in both distance and near vision was observed.

National Center for Biotechnology Information: Visual Outcomes and Accommodative Response of the Lumina Accommodative Intraocular Lens.

The Lumina accommodative IOL effectively restores the visual function, accommodation, and contrast sensitivity after cataract surgery with no influence on the postoperative contrast sensitivity.

Science direct: Visual Outcomes and Accommodative Response of the Lumina Accommodative Intraocular Lens.

The Lumina accommodative IOL effectively restores the visual function, accommodation, and contrast sensitivity after cataract surgery with no influence on the postoperative contrast sensitivity.

American Journal of Ophthalmology: Visual Outcomes and Accommodative Response of the Lumina Accommodative Intraocular Lens.

The Lumina accommodative IOL effectively restores the visual function, accommodation, and contrast sensitivity after cataract surgery with no influence on the postoperative contrast sensitivity.

Lumina accommodating IOL improves near visual acuity, contrast sensitivity.

A study compares visual acuity, accommodation and contrast sensitivity of the Lumina vs. a standard monofocal IOL

Visual Outcomes and Accommodative Response of the Lumina Accommodative Intraocular Lens.

The Lumina accommodative IOL effectively restores the visual function, accommodation, and contrast sensitivity after cataract surgery with no influence on the postoperative contrast sensitivity.

Investigational IOL demonstrates true accommodation.

A pilot study shows that the Lumina provides true accommodation that is maintained for at least 2 years and preserved following Nd:YAG laser capsulotomy.

What is New in IOL Technology?

The Lumina (Akkolens) has demonstrated accommodation in more than 50 eyes with one year of follow-up. This two-element varifocal lens is also designed for sulcus placement. It changes focal powers when its elements shift in the plane perpendicular to the optical axis.

Cubic optical elements for an accommodative intraocular lens.

A new accommodative intraocular lens based on a two-element varifocal Alvarez lens consists of an anterior element combining a spherical lens for refractive power with a cubic surface for the varifocal effect, and a posterior element with a cubic surface only. The focus changes when the elements shift in opposite directions in a plane perpendicular to the optical axis.

Next-generation accommodating IOLs: A status update

The Lumina in European patients is “very promising said Dr. Alió. “The Lumina is implanted in the sulcus and takes advantage of the forces generated in the capsular zonular fiber system to induce changes in the displacement of two sinusoidal surfaces, which are created following the Alvarez principle,” he said. “The clinical application of the lens is already a fact as they are being implanted

Accommodating intraocular lenses: a review of design concepts, usage and assessment methods.

Other lenses that are in the pipeline include the Synchrony (Abbott Medical Optics, AMO, Santa, Ana, Calif.), NuLens (NuLens Ltd., Israel), the AkkoLens Lumina (AkkoLens International, the Netherlands), and the Electro-active AutoFocal Intraocular Lens (Elenza, Roanoke, Va.). All have varying diopters of accommodation

New technology IOLs: where innovation lies.

The range of accommodation by the Lumina was 2-5D and the hydrophilic acrylic lens has shifting cubic optical elements designed to be implanted in the sulcus. The focal length changes when the refractive elements shift laterally.

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