Patent Number: 8,821,166

Title: Artificial lens for cataract surgery practice

Abstract: An object is to provide an artificial lens for use in an artificial eye device for cataract surgery practice. The artificial lens includes an artificial nucleus corresponding to a human eye lens nucleus and an artificial cortex corresponding to a human eye lens cortex. The artificial nucleus is formed of an agar gel of agar concentration 1.0 wt % to 5.0 wt %. The artificial cortex is formed of an agar gel of agar concentration 0.5 wt % to 1.5 wt % which is lower than the agar concentration of an agar gel forming the artificial nucleus. In another embodiment, an artificial lens includes an artificial nucleus corresponding to a human eye lens nucleus and an artificial cortex corresponding to a human eye lens cortex. The artificial nucleus is formed of cheese or a cheese-like substance, and the artificial cortex is formed of pulp fiber.

Inventors: Akura; Junsuke (Higashimuro-gun, JP), Pokharel; Kiran (Nishinomiya, JP)

Assignee: Frontier Vision Co., Ltd.

International Classification: A61F 2/16 (20060101); A61F 2/00 (20060101); G09B 23/28 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/02/12018