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What does CLE stand for?

CLE stands for Clear Lens Extraction (ophthalmic surgery)

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Reading further revealed that the heralded end to our role as provider of succour to presbyopes, is not quite as imminent as the headline might have suggested--although there is an undoubted increase in the number of multifocal IOLs being implanted and increasingly this is following elective clear lens extraction rather than as treatment for cataract.
They begin with a history of refractive lens surgery, then discuss such topics as patient evaluation and counseling, clear lens extraction, pre-operative measurements and intraocular lens calculations, various types of intraocular lenses, polypseudophakia, future technology, the surgical management of astigmatism, reimbursement, and economics.