lens capsule

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a tenuous mesoblastic membrane surrounding the lens of the eye

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A large part of the centre of the front capsule of the lens is removed as well as the hard nucleus of the lens.
The surgeon creates a circular opening in the thin capsule of the lens that is ten times better than that achieved by the surgeon's manual opening techniques.
The anterior capsule of the lens can become compromised, allowing proteins from the lens cortex to be released into the anterior chamber.
Further data were presented suggesting a possible role of CAT-152 to prevent 'secondary' cataract -- a 'clouding' of the posterior capsule of the lens that occurs in up to 40% of patients following cataract surgery.