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, aphacia (ă-fā′kē-ă) (ă-fā′sē-ă) [ ¹an- + phaco-l]
Absence of the crystalline lens of the eye.
aphakicaphacic (ă-fā′kik) (ă-fā′sik), adjective
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In aphakic patients, ROSO can be done either through anterior limbal approach or through pars plana approach.
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.
Normal Aged (no aphakic observers) BCT [R.sup.2] [R.sup.2] [DELTA] Model A Model B [R.sup.2] White -- 0.99 -- Black 0.02 0.96 0.94 Red 0.75 0.95 0.20 Green 1.00 1.00 0.00 Yellow 0.33 1.00 0.67 Blue -- 0.98 -- Brown 0.41 1.00 0.59 Pink -- 1.00 -- Orange 0.25 0.99 0.74 Purple -- 0.99 -- Grey 0.01 0.98 -- Global 0.10 0.97 0.87 Note.
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.
Fishman and co-workers (18) found that 53% of the patients with RP have posterior subscapsular lens opacities (PSC)or were bilaterally aphakic. In our study, 14% of patients had lens opacities and 11% had already had cataract surgery.
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.
"Today, instead of those spectacles for aphakic eyes (eyes without their natural lens), doctors can prescribe a contact lens to eliminate many magnification problems.
Although her right eye appeared aphakic on anterior segment examination, no surgical scar or signs of trauma were detected.
Fung, "The national, prospective, randomized vitrectomy study for chronic aphakic cystoid macular edema.