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1. TECNIS® Toric Calculator
2. TECNIS® Toric Getting Started Guide (PDF-759KB)

3. TECNIS® Toric Spec Sheet (PDF-238KB)
4. TECNIS® 1-Piece Logo (JPG-72KB)

Indications and Important Safety Information



Federal law restricts this device to sale by or on the order of a physician.


TECNIS® lenses are indicated for the visual correction of aphakia in adult patients in whom a cataractous lens has been removed by extracapsular cataract extraction. These devices are intended to be placed in the capsular bag.


Physicians considering lens implantation under any of the conditions described in the Directions for Use labeling should weigh the potential risk/benefit ratio prior to implanting a lens.


Do not resterilize or autoclave. Use only sterile irrigating solutions such as balanced salt solution or sterile normal saline. Do not store in direct sunlight or over 45°C.

Adverse Events

Adverse events occurred at rates between 1.6% and 3.3% during the clinical trials for TECNIS® IOLs or their “parent” IOLs. These events included macular edema, endophthalmitis, anterior lens tissue ongrowth, lens dislocation, hypopyon, corneal edema, iritis, hyphema, secondary glaucoma, and secondary surgical intervention. 


Reference the Directions for Use for a complete listing of indications, warnings, and precautions.

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