posterior subcapsular cataract


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a cataract in the rear of the lens capsule

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Abbreviations LSS: Lanosterol synthase ARC: Age-related cataract LC-MS: Liquid chromatograph-mass spectrometer ARCC: Age-related cortical cataract LECs: Lens epithelial cells ARNC: Age-related nuclear cataract ARPSC: Age-related posterior subcapsular cataract; SCR: Shumiya cataract rat LOCS II: Lens Opacities Classification System II UPLC: Ultra performance liquid chromatograph APCI: Atmospheric pressure chemical ionization source in position mode MRM: Multiple reaction monitoring ER: Endoplasmic reticulum.
Other known side effects of topical steroids include formation of posterior subcapsular cataracts and a predisposition to secondary ocular infections.
Cataract and type of cataract were graded from digital lens images using the Lens Opacity Classification System HI (LOCS ID), and cataract was classified from the grade in the worse eye of [greater than or equal to] 4 for nuclear cataract, [greater than or equal to] 3 for cortical cataract, and [greater than or equal to] 2 for posterior subcapsular cataract (PSC).
Vitamin C showed its strongest protective effect against cataract that forms at the back of the lens on the capsule which surrounds the lens, called posterior subcapsular cataract (P.S.C.).
Sex Location Right Left Group Age BMI Male Female eye eye Control 71.64 25.46 4 2 2 4 (cataract) [+ or -] [+ or -] 3 2 -- 5 6.43 2.59 11 13 11 (a) 13 (a) 5 4 6 3 23 21 19 25 PEX + 70.93 25.66 5 2 2 5 cataract [+ or -] [+ or -] 2 4 2 4 5.63 2.46 12 19 17 (a) 14 (a) -- -- -- -- 19 25 21 23 Group Type of cataract Control Posterior subcapsular cataract (cataract) Mature cataract Nuclear cataract Cortical cataract Total (n: 44) PEX + Posterior subcapsular cataract cataract Mature cataract Nuclear cataract Cortical cataract Total (n: 44) PEX: pseudoexfoliation syndrome; BMI: body mass index.
Ocular findings and complications in 67 eyes clinically diagnosed with herpetic anterior uveitis Findings/complications Number (%) of eyes Granulomatous keratic precipitates 55 (82.2%) Corneal involvement 42 (62.6%) Iris atrophy [+ or -] transillumination 28 (41.7%) Transient IOP elevation 27 (40.2%) Pupil distortion without synechia 24 (35.8%) Posterior synechia 9 (13.4%) Permanent IOP elevation 8 (11.9%) Posterior subcapsular cataract 7 (10.4%) IOP: Intraocular pressure Table 2.
Cortical cataract was the most common type found in 25 (50%) cases followed by posterior subcapsular cataract in 14 (28%) and total cataract in 11 (22%) cases.
High doses of inhaled steroids may also be associated with posterior subcapsular cataract formation and, possibly; ocular hypertension.
In addition, some patients with posterior subcapsular cataract who were examined with 25 MHzB to determine their PC status at the same time as the experimental group served as controls.
The predominant type of cataract was early onset senile cortical cataract in sixteen eyes, five eyes showed posterior subcapsular cataract, senile nuclear sclerosis was present in six eyes.
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