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Table 2 Accommodative intraocular lenses main features. Hydroxyethylmethacrylate (HEMA), intraocular lens (IOL)

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

  Crystalens 1CU Lens Tetraflex Synchrony Lumina Nulens WIOL-CF
Material Silicone Hydrophilic acrylic material Hema Silicone Acrylic PMMA/SILICONE Methacrylic copolymer
Location Capsular bag Capsular bag Capsular bag Capsular bag Ciliary sulcus Ciliary sulcus Capsular bag
Mechanism of Action Single optic-forward motion Single optic-forward motion Single optic-forward motion Dual optic IOL Alvarez Principle Axial motion Axial motion
Objective accomodation <0.4 D [8] no [14,15,16] 2 D [17, 20] * 2-3 D * *
Evidence of pseudoaccommodation yes [8,9,10] yes [14,15,16] yes [19, 20] * * * *
Commercially available Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No
  1. *not well reported according to published literature