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aphakia

[ə′fāk· ē·ə]
(medicine)
Absence of the lens of the eye.
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Aphakic glaucoma after congenital cataract surgery with and without intraocular lens implantation.
Conclusion: Removal of silicon oil through anterior (limbal) approach causes significant reduction in CED, as compared to posterior (pars plana) approach in aphakic patients following successful retinal re attachment surgery.
Cakmak, "Pupil occlusion due to a large dislocated Soemmering ring in an aphakic eye," International Ophthalmology, vol.
The addition of aphakic measurements acquired using the Holos IntraOp Wavefront Aberrometer provides unique data to further refine IOL power calculation with the existing formulae.
They inform ophthalmologists about its evolution, indications and contraindications, preoperative evaluation, eye banking issues related to procurement of donor cornea, instruments, methods of graft insertion, various techniques and modifications, outcomes, complications and their management, and the use of DSAEK for special situations: the triple procedure of phacoemulsification, intraocular lens implantation, and deep lamellar endothelial keratoplasty; aphakic eyes; intraoperative floppy iris syndrome; glaucomatous eyes; pediatric cases; and failed grafts.
The aphakic eagle that had undergone phacoemulsification had bilateral linear scars from the clear corneal incisions and bilateral mild posterior capsular opacification.
However, Model B only predicted significantly more responses for four BCTs for the normal aged group (no aphakic observers): black and red (p < .001), blue (p < .001), and purple (p < .005).
Objectives: To see complications during and after Nd-YAG laser capsulotomy and evaluate the visual outcome in aphakic and pseudophakic patients with posterior capsular opacification.
Thus, the presence of OAG, PSC lens opacities, or aphakic cataract surgery had a marked impact on visual functioning and related quality of life (11).
Because he was bilaterally aphakic after cataract extractions in the 1950s without intraocular lens implants, his subsequent spectacle prescription of +17 diopters rendered his glasses so heavy that prolonged wear had caused a large indentation to his nasal bridge (figure).
Five patients (11.4%) were pseudophakic; and one patient (2.3%) was aphakic.
People who undergo cataract surgery are called aphakic. Most of these people were tritanomalous before crystalline lens extraction.