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1. WO2020115605 - CORNEAL IMPLANT WITH PERIPHERAL SKIRT

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CLAIMS

What is claimed is:

1. Apparatus comprising:

a comeal implant (10) comprising a central portion (12) and a peripheral skirt (14) extending outwards from said central portion (12), wherein at least a portion of said peripheral skirt (14) comprises a mesh (16).

2. The apparatus according to claim 1, wherein said mesh (16) is configured to enable cell growth in and through said mesh (16) to enhance adhesiveness of the implant (10) to a cornea.

3. The apparatus according to claim 1, wherein said central portion (12) is 4 mm ±10% in diameter.

4. The apparatus according to claim 1, wherein said central portion (12) is transparent.

5. The apparatus according to claim 1, wherein said central portion (12) has optical magnification.

6. The apparatus according to claim 1, wherein said central portion (12) has astigmatism correction.

7. The apparatus according to claim 1, wherein said central portion (12) has refraction adjustment.

8. The apparatus according to claim 1, wherein said peripheral skirt (14) and said central portion (12) are made of identical materials.

9. The apparatus according to claim 1, wherein said peripheral skirt (14) and said central portion (12) are made of different materials.

10. The apparatus according to claim 1, wherein said peripheral skirt (14) is opaque.

11. The apparatus according to claim 1, wherein said mesh (16) has openings of different sizes.

12. The apparatus according to claim 1, wherein said peripheral skirt (14) comprises one or more radially extending portions (40, 42).

13. The apparatus according to claim 1, wherein said peripheral skirt (14) comprises one or more radial slits (33).