lens of the eye


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Synonyms for lens of the eye

biconvex transparent body situated behind the iris in the eye

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ClearPath deploys a non-invasive, painless point of care method for accurately measuring autofluorescence to detect structural changes to biological tissue, such as the accumulation of AGEs in the lens of the eye.
Moriarty explains: "It involves removing the normal lens of the eye as in a cataract operation and placing a multi-focal intraocular lens in the eye.
We take out the lens of the eye and exchange it - new lenses for old type of thing.
CATARACTS occur when the lens of the eye - the part we see through - gets clouded The lens is at the front of the eye and is normally completely clear.
Other studies have shown that the intrusion of lead into the lens of the eye may cause protein conformational changes that decrease lens transparency.
We use the lens of the eye as a proxy for the cornea," Dr.
As we age, the lens of the eye thickens and begins to yellow.
Bada's team had shown that this change in the ratio also occurs in living animals' body parts that are not undergoing metabolism, such as teeth and the lens of the eye.
Presbyopia is a condition in which the crystalline lens of the eye loses its flexibility.
Fifty percent of persons with the Marfan syndrome have an upward displacement of the lens of the eye (ectopic lens) due to the lack of supportive connective tissue (March of Dimes, 1985).
Because cataracts may be caused in part by oxidation of the lens of the eye, scientists have theorized that antioxidant vitamins -- substances that prevent oxidative damage -- might help prevent or slow down the development of cataracts.
The ClearPath DS-120 incorporates the use of proprietary fluorescence spectroscopy to identify patients with signs of degenerative changes in the lens of the eye.
Washington, July 16 (ANI): A new piece of research suggests that the popular dietary supplement carnosine may prove helpful in preventing and treating cataracts, a clouding of the lens of the eye that is a leading cause of vision loss worldwide.
CATARACTS cause cloudy patches on the lens of the eye which prevent light from passing through and images being seen clearly.