aphakia


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absence of the natural lens of the eye (usually resulting from the removal of cataracts)

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Lambert, of Emory Eye Center, Atlanta, and colleagues in the Infant Aphakia Treatment Study Group compared visual outcomes and adverse events among 114 infants (median or midpoint age at surgery, 1.
TECNIS([R]) Multifocal IOLs are indicated for primary implantation for the visual correction of aphakia in adult patients with and without presbyopia in whom a cataractous lens has been removed by phacoemulsification and who desire near, intermediate, and distance vision with increased spectacle independence.
For those interested in cataracts, the designated chapter covers some 42 pages, each page full of images dealing with every type, from congenital through to senile, pseudophakia and aphakia, complications and lens-induced disease.
9%) of each of the following causes of visual impairments were noted: hypothalamic mass, blue-cone monochromatism, keratoconus, aniridia, Stargardt's disease, septic-optic dysplasia, neurofibromatosis, retinitis pigmentosa, optic nerve hypoplasia, chronic-neurotrophic ulcers, danuvetis, microthalmia, aphakia, and Leber's congenital amaurosis.
VA of up to 6/24 with moderate restriction of visual field, media opacities or aphakia
Although no nationwide study has been conducted on low vision in Nepal, a report from Lumbini, in the western part of the country, showed that lens-related causes like aphakia, pseudophakia, and cataract are the main causes of low vision (35.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval of the AcrySof([R]) ReSTOR([R]) apodized diffractive aspheric intraocular lens for the visual correction of aphakia following cataract surgery in adult patients with and without presbyopia.
25 D), are indicated for primary implantation for the visual correction of aphakia in adult patients with and without presbyopia in whom a cataractous lens has been removed by phacoemulsification and who desire near, intermediate, and distance vision with increased spectacle independence.
However, caution is needed because post-operative care is complex and aphakia may be an inadvertent switch from deprivational to anisometropic amblyogenesis.
Originally used for the refractive correction of aphakia following cataract surgery, lens implants in Europe and around the world have experienced a renewed level of interest, particularly for patients with high refractive errors.