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 effects of protective eyewear on glare and crystalline lens transparency.
They address pediatric cases, congenital subluxation of the crystalline lens, cataracts and glaucoma, pseudoexfoliation syndrome, phacoemulsifications with a small pupil, cataract surgery in age-related macular degeneration, brunescent cataract, and cataracts in high myopia, severe hyperopia, and retinitis pigmentosa.
A femtosecond laser can be used to create anterior capsulotomy (a type of eye surgery in which an incision made into the capsule of the crystalline lens of the eye), effect phacofragmentation (rupture and aspiration of the lens), or make a variety of incisions during ocular surgery.
Cataracts are caused by cloudiness in the crystalline lens of the eye and can vary from partial to complete opacity.
The Slit Lamp facilitates an examination of the frontal structures and posterior segment of the human eye, including the eyelid, sclera, conjunctiva, iris, natural crystalline lens, and cornea.
A cataract is a clouding that develops in the crystalline lens or in the cornea.
For some, however, newer implantable contact lenses (ICLs), or Visian lenses, that surgeons place in front of the eye's natural crystalline lens may be an even better choice.
In addition to very loud noises, tinnitus is caused by use of cell phones, iPods and MP3 players, while presbyopia is a natural result of aging as the crystalline lens of the eye loses its flexibility.
As we age, the crystalline lens, which sits behind the cornea and acts like a zoom, stiffens from a squashy gel-like substance to a fixed structure," the Daily Mail quoted him as saying.
Many patients do not actually know that a cataract is a clouding of the crystalline lens of the eye preventing light rays from passing through it easily.
Blur Relief triggers the body to provide nutrients and oxygen to the eye's crystalline lens, enhancing lens flexibility and reducing blurry vision and the need for reading glasses.
Difficulties while working with close objects are caused by the loss of the crystalline lens flexibility and elasticity, and as a result it starts to adapt slowly (this process resembles a camera, where auto-focus function is disrupted and it no longer focuses sharpness).
the orbit," the sparkle the warning the crystalline lens has