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an abundant, usually overwhelming flow or fall, as of a river or rain

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an eye disease that involves the clouding or opacification of the natural lens of the eye

a large waterfall

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6,15,18) A large pigmented uveal melanoma with retinal detachment and cataractous lens is shown in Figure 3.
Elemental analysis in normal and cataractous human lens tissue.
The protein mRNA expression was carried out by RT-PCR in cataractous lenses and lens epithelial cells.
However, while one study found the selenium concentration of cataractous lenses to be only 15% of normal, another found a significant increase in lens selenium content with increasing opacification and coloration, with the highest selenium concentration in lenses with a mature cataract.
Procyanidin-rich extract from grape seeds prevents cataract formation in hereditary cataractous (ICR/f) rats.
Cataractous vision occurs when the lens of the eye becomes clouded, reducing the transparency of the lens and increasing dispersion of light that passes through it.
Five residents had VA 6/60 or worse in the cataractous eye which could be improved to 6/18 or better with refraction.
Nagahara, who previously developed the Phaco Chop technique for removing the cataractous lens.
On examination the eye showed marked diminished vision, corneal oedema, normal or deep anterior chamber containing liquefied lens particles and pseudohypopyon in severe cases and hypermature Morgagnian cataractous lens in some cases.
In cases like this, in which the patient is young and the tissues are resilient, the damage is limited and cataractous lens material can be removed by irrigation-aspiration alone, resulting in favorable anatomic and visual outcomes.
Cats need higher diopteric strength IOL for restoration of emmetropia after removal of cataractous lens.
The only available treatment is surgical extraction of the cataractous lens and replacement with an intraocular implant.
Similar results were seen when the compound was tested on human cataractous lens tissue, removed during surgery.
Variability of axial length, anterior chamber depth, and lens thickness in the cataractous eye.