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

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Other ocular findings includes glaucoma secondary to aphakia, abnormally flat cornea, increased axial length of the globe, hypoplastic iris, orciliary muscle responsible for decreased miosis, and an increased risk of retinal detachment (11).
Comparative study of clinical factors that predispose patients to proliferative vitreoretinopathy in aphakia.
It's amazingly rewarding watching children who I have treated since infancy grow and develop, especially those with bilateral aphakia who develop vision that is good enough to allow them to drive.
Aphakia may negatively affect the success rate of penetrating glaucoma surgery or tube shunt implantation due to blockage of the new drainage route by the vitreous.
Corneal and lens pathologies other than pseudophakia, aphakia and penetrating keratoplasty comprised of 12% of ophthalmic causes of UFMS.
Prevalence of aphakia (absence of lens) or pseudophakia (presence of an intraocular lens).
Usually when the child is born with cataracts or aphakia, they have to wear very thick and heavy glasses and Adetutu was not wearing the glasses," said the doctor.
Visual rehabilitation by scleral fixation of posterior chamber intraocular lenses in Omani children with aphakia.
A handful of chapters are quite specific and include only one or two studies, including endophthalmitis vitrectomy, infant aphakia, collaborative ocular melanoma, and ocular complications of AIDS.
Refractive errors/uncorrected aphakia: Significant refractive error and uncorrected aphakia were defined as a presenting visual acuity of <0/63, improving to [greater than or equal to] 20/63 after refraction.
Since the 1970s, contact lenses have been the standard way of treating aphakia (surgical lens removal to treat cataract), they said.
Also covered is an optometrist's treatment of aphakia.