lens

(redirected from aphakic eye)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

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

References in periodicals archive ?
Ivastinovic et al evaluated limbal and pars plana approach of ROSO in aphakic eyes and found the CED significantly decreased using both surgical methods (p<0.
Our results suggest that Ab-externo scleral fixation of an IOL was found to be one of the safe procedures showing a favorable postoperative visual outcome in Aphakic eyes.
Younas et al12 reported capsular fibrosis as the predominant type of posterior capsular opacification while Hasan et al6 reported Elschnig pearls in pseudophakic and secondary fibrosis in aphakic eyes.
The principle side effects are local and are i) a tendency to induce a red eye, particularly upon initial use, ii) increased iris and eyelash pigmentation, and in mildly pigmented patients may cause darkening of the skin around the eyes, iii) eyelash growth, and iv) may precipitate or worsen cystoid macular oedema in aphakic eyes.
Today, instead of those spectacles for aphakic eyes (eyes without their natural lens), doctors can prescribe a contact lens to eliminate many magnification problems.