Artificial Lens (image) University of Washington Caption An commercially available artificial lens is implanted in an eye. The UW's device would one day be embedded into the part of the lens known as the capsular tension ring, which circles the perimeter. Credit Abbot Medical Optics and Optech Usage Restrictions Photo credit required. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.