crystalline lens

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Synonyms for crystalline lens

biconvex transparent body situated behind the iris in the eye

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The ClearPath is cleared by FDA as a tool for the measurement of autofluorescence by scanning the crystalline lens of the eye with a blue light.
EV06 is an investigational proprietary lipoic acid choline ester compound that is being developed to treat presbyopia by reversing age-related changes in the crystalline lens that result in diminished lens elasticity.
Myopia and a vibration of the crystalline lens on eye movement (phacodonesis) can occur prior to subluxation.
The Catalys laser system is indicated for use in patients undergoing cataract surgery for removal of the crystalline lens, with the following intended uses:
Unlike traditional imaging systems, LENSAR's Augmented Reality platform provides clean, low noise images that are both high contrast and high resolution from the anterior surface of the cornea to the posterior capsule of the crystalline lens, while automating the ability to correct for lens tilt or centration during the customized treatment to accommodate each patient's individual anatomy.
The long term effect of chronic hyperglycaemia has been shown to result in myopic shifts, due to the influx of water from the aqueous humour into the crystalline lens.
Cataract is the clouding of the human eye's crystalline lens.
A key role in the pathomechanism of the crystalline lens alteration is played by glucose metabolism and associated effected redox potential, which may induce oxidative damages.
Research has determined that there may be a relationship between sun exposure and the incidence of cataracts, a clouding of the normally clear crystalline lens of the eye.
The ClearPath DS-120(TM) Lens Fluorescence Biomicroscope is cleared by FDA and has the CE mark and Canadian Device Establishment license as a tool for the measurement of autofluorescence by scanning the crystalline lens of the eye with a blue light.
The measurements of Barker and Brainard for crystalline lens transmittance (in a US FDA document from 1991) show almost no transmittance below 390nm after the age of 40, a value confirmed in a much more recent document, A Computerized Approach to Transmission and Absorption Characteristics of the Human Eye.
The new equipment will allow students in the Department of Vision Sciences the opportunity to use advanced technology as part of the four year optometry degree, enabling them to get a better understanding of the entire cornea, anterior chamber and crystalline lens.
Presbyopia: A normal consequence of aging in which the eye's crystalline lens becomes less flexible, making it difficult to focus on nearby objects.
13/291,072, allows for claims on the apparatus and the method which in combination enables diagnostic efficacy for optimal performance with a minimum of error for measuring autofluorescence in the crystalline lens of the eye using a blue light source.
The new technology extends the capabilities of standard OCT, providing a more comprehensive view of the eye which includes the cornea, retina, anterior chamber, the crystalline lens and the ciliary body and muscle.