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aphakia

[ə′fāk· ē·ə]
(medicine)
Absence of the lens of the eye.
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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.
The system displays detailed refractive data as it changes during the phakic, aphakic, and pseudophakic phases of procedures, helping surgeons proceed with confidence at all stages of cataract removal and lens insertion.
One geriatric bird was aphakic bilaterally after phacoemulsification for visually debilitating cataracts.
Patients and Methods: The study was conducted on consecutive aphakic and pseudophakic patients suffering from posterior capsular opacification who were admitted for Nd-YAG laser capsulotomy at Ophthalmology Department of Saidu Teaching Hospital, Saidu Sharif, Swat, from November 2006 to May 2007.
Due to advances in surgical technique as well as intraocular and spectacle lens technology, the requirement for aphakic spectacles is increasingly rare.
Four tritanomalous persons (2 men, 2 women; from 83 to 90 years) anda bilateral aphakic (a woman; 76 years old) took part in the experiment.
RESCULA should be used with caution in aphakic patients, in pseudoaphakic patients with a torn posterior lens capsule, or in patients with known risk factors for macular edema.
These procedures required large incisions leaving patients aphakic with the need for significantly positive powered spectacles following surgery.
In silicone oil filled aphakic eyes, inferior iridectomy was not needed in majority of cases due to coloboma of iris.
Exclusion criteria were pseudophakic and/or aphakic patients of any age, patients with concomitant congenital eye disease, and patients with very dense ocular media opacities.
Transscleral fixation of closed loop haptic acrylic posterior chamber intraocular lens in aphakic nonvitrectomized eyes.