FDA approve first artificial iris implant

CustomFlex artificial Iris has been approved as the first stand-alone prosthetic iris. It is composed of foldable medical-grade silicone and is cutomised according to the patient’s aspects. It requires a surgical process to be implanted into the eye mainly for iris defects caused by genetic disorders such as congenital aniridia, albinism or traumatic injury in both adult and pediatric patient populations.

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