First developed in 1992, the ICL has since undergone extensive development and clinical trials. In the past 28 years, the ICL has been successfully implanted in over 1 million eyes.
What is ICL?
Implantable Collamer® Lens (ICL) is used to treat moderate to severe refractive errors, namely:
ICLs differ significantly from other refractive methods. ICL is an additional lens inserted into your eye behind the iris and in front of your natural lens. It does not involve changing the shape and/or structure of the cornea (the clear outer layer of the eye).
Special characteristics of ICL
The Visian ICL™ and its unique Collamer® composition offer numerous advantages including: