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The intraocular microtelescope - Hugh Breakspear and Simon Levy (13:02)

Whilst the MPod aims to identify those at risk from AMD (age-related macular degeneration) early on, a new device has been developed to help manage the condition, the intraocular microtelescope. Hugh Breakspear interviews Simon Levy, a consultant ophthalmologist at the North West London Hospital NHS Trust, to explain the Microtelescope and its potential to further improve the lives of those with the condition.

First published in DOCET OQ73 (2010).

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    • An understanding of how the intraocular microtelescope may improve the lives of those with AMD and other forms of visual impairment
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      • Agarwal A, Lipshitz I, Jacob S et al. (2008) Mirror telescopic intraocular lens for age-related macular degeneration: design and preliminary clinical results of the Lipshitz macular implant. J Cataract Refract Surg, 34, 87-94

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