cataract lens

cat·a·ract lens

any lens prescribed for aphakia.
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An artificial lens, called an intraocular lens or IOL, is inserted to replace the cataract lens.
Relationships between colour, Na+, protein content in individual senile human cataract lens. Ophthalmic Research 1980;11:379-83.
The anterior chamber maintainer, which facilitates ophthalmological surgical procedures and reduces iatrogenic damage to the iris, corneal endothelium, and lens, has been used in the management of hard nuclear cataract lens [3], subluxation in young patients [4], endoscopic goniotomy [5], traumatic hyphaemas [6], congenital pupillary-irislens membrane [7], and spherophakia [8].
Therefore replacement of the cataract lens with an artificial one is more important to restore the vision.
Nishi, "Effects of the cytokines on the proliferation of and collagen synthesis by human cataract lens epithelial cells," British Journal of Ophthalmology, vol.
Contained in 23 chapters, the text provides descriptions of corneal and refractive, glaucoma, and cataract lens implant surgeries, new advances in phacoemulsification technology and instrumentation, surgery in uveitis, small incision cataract surgery, pediatric cataract surgery and intraocular lens implantation, and advances in virteoretinal surgery.
Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Trust has sent 1,800 letters to patients over fears cataract lens implants used three years ago could lead to cloudy, impaired vision.
When the eye surgeon removes your cataract lens, you will need something to replace it so that you can focus and see clearly.

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