cortex of the lens

cortex of the lens

the softer, external part of the lens of the eye.
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The analysis found no association between smoking and cortical cataract, in which the cloudiness affects the cortex of the lens.
The next stage of the procedure is hydrodissection, which involves the injection of fluid (usually balanced salt solution--BSS) between the capsule and the cortex of the lens.