aphakic


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Related to aphakic: aphakic eye, aphakic glaucoma
  • noun

Words related to aphakic

someone afflicted by aphakia

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One geriatric bird was aphakic bilaterally after phacoemulsification for visually debilitating cataracts.
Due to advances in surgical technique as well as intraocular and spectacle lens technology, the requirement for aphakic spectacles is increasingly rare.
Today, instead of those spectacles for aphakic eyes (eyes without their natural lens), doctors can prescribe a contact lens to eliminate many magnification problems.
The left eye, which was aphakic, possessed good vision with contact lens correction.
RESCULA should be used with caution in aphakic patients, in pseudoaphakic patients with a torn posterior lens capsule, or in patients with known risk factors for macular edema.
What is not commented upon is the incidence of glaucoma--as aphakic glaucoma is of concern in these very young children.
The accompanying DVD contains videos of angle kappa, aphakic bullous keratopathy, ECCE (extracapsular cataract extraction) manual non-phaco techniques, traumatic dislocation of IOL, aniridia with subluxated cataract and glaucoma, and glued and multifocal glued IOL.
RESCULA should be used with caution in aphakic patients, in pseudophakic patients with a torn posterior lens capsule, or in patients with known risk factors for macular edema.
Aphakic patients lack the benefit of UV absorption by the crystalline lens, meaning that the retina is at a greatly elevated risk from UVR.