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1. (WO2001081075) METHOD FOR MAKING AN ACCOMMODATING INTRAOCULAR LENS

Pub. No.:    WO/2001/081075    International Application No.:    PCT/US2001/012404
Publication Date: Nov 1, 2001 International Filing Date: Apr 16, 2001
IPC: A61F 2/16
B29D 11/02
Applicants: ADVANCED MEDICAL OPTICS, INC.
WEINSCHENK, Joseph, I., III
Inventors: WEINSCHENK, Joseph, I., III
Title: METHOD FOR MAKING AN ACCOMMODATING INTRAOCULAR LENS
Abstract:
A method of making an intraocular lens having an optic portion joined to a haptic portion by a flexible element which comprises the steps of: (e) forming a core of a material suitable for use as said optic portion; (f) reacting said core to provide a first composite of said optic portion and said flexible element bonded thereto; (g) reacting said flexible element with a material suitable for use as said haptic portion to provide a second composite; and (h) machining said second composite to form said intraocular lens.