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1. (WO2019050925) IMPLANTABLE LENS CAPSULE FOR INTRAOCULAR LENS INSERTION
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What is claimed is:

1. A device for insertion into an eye, comprising:

a capsule having an outer surface defining an inner chamber configured to receive an intraocular lens (IOL), wherein the capsule has an anterior aperture configured to allow the IOL to pass into the inner chamber; and

an attachment mechanism for attaching the capsule to a sclera of the eye.

2. The device of claim 1 further comprising the capsule being formed from an optically clear material.

3. The device of claim 1 further comprising the capsule being formed from an opaque material.

4. The device of claim 1 further comprising forming the capsule from a polymer.

5. The device of claim 1 further comprising a flexible outer ring.

6. The device of claim 1 wherein the attachment mechanism comprises a suture.

The device of claim 6 wherein the suture comprises one selected from

consisting of a needle tip and a loop tip.

8. The device of claim 6 further comprising a double armed suture.

9. The device of claim 1 further comprising a posterior aperture.

10. The device of claim 5 further comprising one selected from a group consisting of a notch, discontinuity, or gap.

11. The device of claim 1 further comprising the device being formed from a material having strength, stability, and biocompatibility.

12. The device of claim 1 wherein the device is compatible with IOLs configured to be used in a natural capsule.

13. A method for providing a capsule for an intraocular lens (IOL) comprising:

creating a synthetic lens capsule wherein the synthetic lens capsule includes an outer surface defining an inner chamber configured to receive the IOL, and wherein the capsule has an anterior aperture configured to allow the IOL to pass into the inner chamber; and,

creating an attachment mechanism for attaching the capsule to a sclera of the

14. The method of claim 13 further comprising surrounding the synthetic lens capsule with a flexible ring.

15. The method of claim 13 further comprising forming the synthetic lens capsule from a biocompatible plastic.

16. The method of claim 13 further comprising using a suture as the attachment

mechanism.

17. The method of claim 16 further comprising ending the suture with a needle tip or a loop tip.

18. The method of claim 16 further comprising using a single arm or a double arm suture.

19. The method of claim 13 further comprising forming at least a portion of the capsule from an opaque material.

20. The method of claim 19 further comprising using an opaque material that is

compatible with a YAG laser.