posterior chamber


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posterior chamber

[pä′stir·ē·ər ′chām·bər]
(anatomy)
The space in the eye between the posterior surface of the iris and the ciliary body, and the lens.
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Posterior chamber lenses, such as the Visian ICL are positioned into the ciliary sulcus, which is a space between the iris and ciliary body (see Figure 2).
Pigmentary dispersion syndrome induced by a posterior chamber phakic refractive lens.
Still, clinical reports of phacoemulsification with posterior chamber intraocular lens (IOL) implantation in the treatment of acute, chronic, and secondary angle closure +/- glaucoma describe favorable results.
Fourteen eyes from seven clinically normal cats were examined for intraocular distances (using A-scan ultrasound biometry) and corneal curvature (using keratometry) and by using these data appropriate posterior chamber IOL strength to achieve emmetropia after lens removal has been predicted.
28%) eyes had posterior chamber IOL implantation while 2 (5.
Onal S, Gozum N, Gucukoglu A: Visual results and complications of posterior chamber intraocular lens implantation after capsular tear during phacoemulsification.
After mydriasis, a dark brown mass occupied the superotemporal posterior chamber, and a segmental cataract was present with amber color [Figure 1]a.
For example, an acute and severe infection in the posterior chamber may require treatment via direct injection into the vitreous to enable efficient eradication of the infection by achieving high drug concentrations at the target site.
14) The surgical removal of the worm was complicated by the excessive mobility of the worm which escaped into the posterior chamber and lodged in a recess of the ciliary body.
Analysis of short-term effects of two viscoelastic agents on intraocular pressure after extracapsular cataract extraction and posterior chamber lens implantation.
Update on fixation of rigid and foldable posterior chamber intraocular lenses.
The 18 chapters cover prevention, including instrumentation and techniques, the approach to posterior polar cataracts, small pupils and intraoperative floppy-iris syndrome, and subluxated cataracts; management of the rupture, anterior vitrectomy techniques, and salvaging lens material; implantation of posterior chamber lenses in the setting of limited or no posterior capsular support, including intraocular lens (IOL) scaffold and glued IOL scaffold techniques and sutured IOLs; and complications associated with rupture, including dislocated IOLs, corneal damage, chronic inflammation, cystoid macular edema, and postoperative endophthalmitis.

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