Staar Surgical held the 9th International Visian ICL ® Expert Symposium in Mailand from 5 – 9. September 2012. The award in the highest category for outstanding achievements in the field of lens surgery was given to Dr. Jørn Jørgensen.
Dr. Jørn Jørgensen was also honored at this prestigeous event in Italy, with two awards for implanting the most intraocular contact lenses ( ICL) worldwide. For Dr. Jørn Jørgensen it is not a first, as the internationally renowned surgeon and expert in the field of refractive surgery and EuroEyes founder has received other awards in 2012.
The ICL is an artificial lens that corrects the refractive error and is permanently implanted into the eye in addition to the natural lens of the eye.The ICL is an excellent treatment alternative for people who are not suitable for laser eye surgery, when having a high refractive error or an unsuitable cornea.