lens capsule

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a tenuous mesoblastic membrane surrounding the lens of the eye

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Another technique involves placing the implant within the capsule of the lens.
A large part of the centre of the front capsule of the lens is removed as well as the hard nucleus of the lens.
The next step involves the creation of a continuous curvilinear capsulorrhexis (CCC), which is a central opening created on the anterior capsule of the lens to enable the cataractous lens within to be removed.
The anterior capsule of the lens can become compromised, allowing proteins from the lens cortex to be released into the anterior chamber.