capsular tension ring


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capsular tension ring

device that is inserted into the capsular bag to stabilize it during cataract surgery in patients with weak or defective zonules.

cap·su·lar ten·sion ring

(kap'sū-lăr ten'shŭn ring)
A device that is inserted into the capsular bag to aid in cataract surgery in which loose zonules are involved.

capsular tension ring

A ring inserted into the capsule of the eye to maintain its shape or integrity, e.g., to compensate for zonular weakness or defects.
See also: ring
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