lens capsule

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a tenuous mesoblastic membrane surrounding the lens of the eye

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The whole lens opacity morphology and the integrity of the posterior capsule of the lens were not obtained in either axial or longitudinal sections in 50 MHz UBM.
LECs are a monolayer of cubical epithelial cells located below the anterior capsule of the lens; they can consistently differentiate into fiber cells at the equatorial area.
Ocular involvement in MFS is probably due to the fibrillin in the capsule of the lens, iris, ciliary body, and sclera.
This included visual acuity, anterior segment examination by slit lamp biomicroscopy, intraocular pressure measurement using applanation tonometry if cornea is clear without any tear or wound of entry, angle study by gonioscopy, posterior segment evaluation by direct and indirect ophthalmology, patency of nasolacrimal duct, X-ray orbit to rule out orbital fractures and IOFB, B-scan to find out the posterior segment pathology and the intactness of posterior capsule of the lens and Biometry for IOL power calculation.
Another technique involves placing the implant within the capsule of the lens. Alternatively, the implant may be replaced in front of the pupil.