crystalline lens


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Synonyms for crystalline lens

biconvex transparent body situated behind the iris in the eye

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* Anterior chamber depth (ACD) greater than 2.8mm --ACD is defined as the distance from the corneal endothelium to the anterior surface of the crystalline lens
First, the crystalline lens inside the eye, is made up of protein molecules arranged in a special way that make them transparent.
B-scan ultrasound revealed a hyperechoic image thought to be the crystalline lens lumen.
To avoid any unnecessary trauma to intraocular structures (i.e., the crystalline lens, iris, ciliary sulcus, and zonula), pIOLs were left in this horizontal position.
The Lensar Laser System was designed for patients seeking a premium vision outcome following the removal of their crystalline lens.
The cataract is caused by the changes that happen on the crystalline lens fibers over time owing to the metabolic activities taking place inside the human body.
The ensuing contributions discuss a number of specific cell types, including ocular surface cells, corneal stromal keratocytes, endothelial cells, crystalline lens cells, and limbal cells, as well as the dynamics and induction of pluripotent cells, potential cell therapies, and gene therapy.
Richard Kratz, MD, DSci, is clinical professor of ophthalmology at the University of California, Irvine, and the University of Southern California (Los Angeles), Dr, Kratz pioneered the cataract-removal technique called phacoemulsification and developed intraocular lenses to replace the crystalline lens, He is currently involved in projects relating to glaucoma, cataract extraction, and facilitating eyesight for the totally blind,
Cataract extraction with implantation of a Posterior chamber intraocular lens (PCIOL) is a well-documented and well-established procedure for visual rehabilitation in cases of crystalline lens opacification.4
Colour matching in diabetes: optical density of the crystalline lens and macular pigments.
The effects of protective eyewear on glare and crystalline lens transparency.
They address pediatric cases, congenital subluxation of the crystalline lens, cataracts and glaucoma, pseudoexfoliation syndrome, phacoemulsifications with a small pupil, cataract surgery in age-related macular degeneration, brunescent cataract, and cataracts in high myopia, severe hyperopia, and retinitis pigmentosa.
A femtosecond laser can be used to create anterior capsulotomy (a type of eye surgery in which an incision made into the capsule of the crystalline lens of the eye), effect phacofragmentation (rupture and aspiration of the lens), or make a variety of incisions during ocular surgery.
Cataracts are caused by cloudiness in the crystalline lens of the eye and can vary from partial to complete opacity.
The Slit Lamp facilitates an examination of the frontal structures and posterior segment of the human eye, including the eyelid, sclera, conjunctiva, iris, natural crystalline lens, and cornea.