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Synonyms for lens

genus of small erect or climbing herbs with pinnate leaves and small inconspicuous white flowers and small flattened pods: lentils

(metaphor) a channel through which something can be seen or understood

biconvex transparent body situated behind the iris in the eye

electronic equipment that uses a magnetic or electric field in order to focus a beam of electrons

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TRP's Blur Relief eye drops are formulated to stimulate the body to provide nutrients and oxygen to the crystalline lens, improving its flexibility and reducing blurry vision.
When you hit your 40s, the crystalline lens [in the eye] cannot change focus quite as readily," McNally explains.
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.
The crystalline lens is one of the few parts of the body that continues to grow throughout life, which results in narrowing of the drainage angle.
Objective: Cataract is the opacification of the crystalline lens of the human eye.
Vitreoretinal management of traumatic dislocation of the crystalline lens.
Another age-related eye condition that has become increasingly common with the aging of the boomers is presbyopia, or blurred close-up vision due to loss of flexibility in the crystalline lens of the eye.
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.
Small physical changes in the crystalline lens generate significantly large changes in optical power.
With industry having now idealised the structural properties of IOLs, efforts have moved to improving optics and restoring the refractive correction lost with absence of the crystalline lens.
The ClearPath DS-120 incorporates the use of proprietary biophotonic spectroscopy to detect autofluorescence of the crystalline lens of the eye.
UVB (280-315nm)--absorbed mainly at the corneal surface and so damage takes place within the cornea, the crystalline lens and sometimes the retina (1)
The stent is then placed beneath the trabecular flap offering a controlled outflow of aqueous humor, the fluid between the crystalline lens and the cornea.
Myopia and a vibration of the crystalline lens on eye movement (phacodonesis) can occur prior to subluxation.