crystalline lens

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Synonyms for crystalline lens

biconvex transparent body situated behind the iris in the eye

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LensAR's research in laser treatment of the lens dates back to 2004 and includes hundreds of cultured crystalline lenses leading to primate studies at the University of Wisconsin in 2007 which established the safety profile that enabled the initiation of human clinical trials.
The brittlestar, on the other hand, makes its microlenses using a "bottom up" approach, in which successive layers of calcite are deposited onto an organic template in intricate patterns to form perfect crystalline lenses at the temperature of seawater.