eye lens


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eye lens

the upper of the two planoconvex lenses of Huygens ocular.
Synonym(s): ocular lens
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Perhaps nowhere is the impact of glycation on accelerated aging as apparent as it is in the eye lens, the normally crystal-clear portal that focuses light on the retina.
The problem is that such short focal lengths tend to offer poor eye relief, the distance from the outer surface of the eyepiece's eye lens within which you can view the full viewing angle.
2005) could be used to assign harvested animals to age classes according to eye lens mass, but to our knowledge these methods have not been applied to this problem.
The eye lens crystallins: ambiguity as evolutionary strategy.
Shining through a series of custom optics and an array of approximately two million micromirrors, one million for each eye, the light projects an image onto the back of the retina using the viewer's own eye lens to form the image.
Nuclear cataract caused by a lack of DNA degradation in the mouse eye lens. Nature.
Washington, Sept 1 (ANI): A natural yellowing of the eye lens that absorbs blue light, discolours with age, which significantly increases the risk of developing sleep disorders, according to a new study.
Given the structural similarity of lenses between octopus and vertebrate, we explore the possibility of using octopus eye lens weight, diameter, and structural marks as age indicators.
Immortalised by the likes of screen icon Audrey Hepburn, a cat's eye lens is an instant short-cut to the full on retro glamour look that's heating up nicely as a major trend this season.
A A cataract is a clouding of the eye lens that can occur in either or both eyes.