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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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.
The lens of the eye develops from the same layer of tissue as the skin, and it is possible that drugs that increase the skin's response to the sun also may modify the effect of sunlight exposure on the eye.
Cataracts are an agerelated condition, caused when cloudy patches appear in the lens of the eye making vision blurred or misty.
Cataract is a clouding of the lens of the eye, and dry eye involves decreased production of tears.
Enrico Rizzarelli of the University of Catania and his colleagues tested the effects of D- and L-carnosine on bovine cultured alpha-crystallin, the major structural protein in the lens of the eye.
Sunlight can damage the retina and the lens of the eye and can lead to long-term damage.
We take out the lens of the eye and exchange it - new lenses for old type of thing.
Statins, widely prescribed to lower LDL ("bad") cholesterol and protect hearts, appear to offer protection against the most common kind of age-related cataract, clouding in the center of the crystalline lens of the eye.
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.
A A CATARACT is the term used when the lens of the eye becomes cloudy, which is often merely part of the ageing process but can be due to excessive exposure to ultra-violet light.
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.