Ministry of Health: A Penza doctor will perform the first in the world implantation of two crystalline lenses
Penza, 22 August 2017. PenzaNews. The chief medical officer of the Penza regional ophthalmology hospital, chief out-of-staff ophthalmologist of the region, Ph.D Rashid Galeev will carry out the first in the world operation on implantation of two crystalline lenses. This was reported by the regional Ministry of Health.
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According to the doctor, the operation is rather difficult.
It is expected that the implantation will ensure good distance and near vision to the patient.
It will be performed within the framework of the Living Surgery session at the scientific and practical conference Innovative Technologies in Ophthalmology Practice of the Regions, which will be held in Astrakhan on September 15-16.
Previously Rashid Galeev carried out implantation of two crystalline lenses in one eye at a time. The operation was performed in an online mode within the framework of the annual ophthalmology conference Refraction-2014 in Samara.
The coming operation will differ from the previous one but the doctor has not explained in what way.