aphakia


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aphakia

[ə′fāk· ē·ə]
(medicine)
Absence of the lens of the eye.
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a) Right eye--corneal opacity with peripheral neovascularization developed after penetrating keratoplasty; (b) Left eye, transparent cornea in left eye with deep anterior chamber, aphakia and slight pupil deformation.
The prevalence of visual impairment with pseudophakia and aphakia are 0.
Direct ophthalmoscopy was performed on all participants in a dark room to assess lens status (normal, moderate opacity, obvious opacity, aphakia [lens absent], pseudophakia [presence of intraocular lens] with posterior capsule opacification [PCO] or pseudophakia without PCO).
These factors among others probably contribute to the poor visual outcome of many children with unilateral aphakia," wrote the authors.
Hence, pseudophakia with an older, poorly UV-absorbing intraocular lens or aphakia can facilitate UVR-induced retinopathy.
This condition, called monocular aphakia (eye without a lens), will exist until after your second operation.
Methoxsalen is contraindicated in patients exhibiting idiosyncratic reactions to psoralen compounds, patients with a specific history of a light sensitive disease, or patients with aphakia.
They also implied that the implantation of the extracted lenticules is potential clinical approaches of various ocular diseases, such as aphakia, hypermetropia, keratoconus, and presbyopia.
Correction of aphakia by intraocular lens implantation.