accommodating lens implant

noun
a lens implant containing a hinge that allows for both near and far vision (thus mimicking the natural lens of a young person)
Syn: ↑accommodating IOL
Hypernyms: ↑lens implant, ↑interocular lens implant, ↑IOL

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